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Tour De France 2012: Odds Show Bradley Wiggins As The Early Favorite

Bradley Wiggins is a British cyclist who has been blazing through stage races in early 2012. Already this year, he has won the Paris-Nice, the Tour de Romandie and Critérium du Dauphiné, becoming the first person to win all three in one season. On June 30, Wiggins will enter the 2012 Tour de France as the odds-on favorite to win the entire thing.

Close begind Wiggins in the odds is returning Tour de France champion Cadel Evans, who is attempting to make it two in a row.

Here are the early odds for the 2012 Tour de France:

Bradley Wiggins 5/4
Cadel Evans 9/4
Denis Menchov 14/1
Jurgen Van Den Broeck 22/1
Vincenzo Nibali 22/1
Chris Froome 25/1
Frank Schleck 25/1
Robert Gesink 25/1
Ryder Hesjedal 28/1
Samuel Sanchez 28/1
Alejandro Valverde 33/1
Pierre Rolland 40/1
Jani Brajkovic 50/1
Andreas Kloden 66/1
Tony Martin 66/1
Ivan Basso 80/1
Levi Leipheimer 80/1
Peter Velits 125/1
Chris Horner 150/1

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