Wiggins claims he needed to take a powerful corticosteroid because he was struggling with his breathing.
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British cyclist Bradley Wiggins has defended his use of banned substances under medical exemption rules, saying he was not looking for "unfair advantage" but merely trying to mitigate the impact of asthma and allergies.There is no suggestion Wiggins has broken any rules.The data revealed Wiggins was given permission to take the powerful corticosteroid triamcinolone before his breakthrough triumph at the 2012 Tour de France as well as the 2011 version of the endurance classic and the 2013 Tour of Italy.Wiggins had earlier denied that Team Sky's former doctor Geert Leinders, a convicted drug cheat, was involved in the decision to seek approval for his use of the banned substances.
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