Victor Campenaerts situateds new one-hour record to outdo Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins one-hour UCI world record has been broken by Belgian cyclist Victor Campenaerts

Sir Bradley Wiggins’ one-hour UCI world record has been broken by the Belgian Victor Campenaerts. The 27 -year-old Lotto Soudal rider encompassed 55.089 kilometres( 34.231 miles) in his record attempt at the Aguascalientes indoor velodrome in Mexico.

Wiggins had held the record since June 2015 when he completed a distance of 54.526 km( 33.881 miles) at London’s Lee Valley VeloPark.” I genuinely focused on this for a long time so I am super-happy that I took the record ,” Campenaerts said after completing 221 laps of the velodrome.

” I am also pleased that I could transgress the magical 55 kilometres. I was optimistic in the first 30 minutes, but it was important then to set a slower pace. I slowed down a little bit, but I think in every part of the race I was still faster than Wiggins .”

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