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Brändle smashes cycling's Hour Record


Brändle smashes cycling's Hour Record


Austria’s Mathias Brändle has smashed the UCI hour record with a stunning ride in the velodrome at Aigle, Switzerland.

The 24-year-old rode 51.852 kilometres in one hour to break the record set by German Jens Voigt by 700m.

Brändle said after his achievement that he really suffered.“The closer the hour comes the easier it is, because you know it is coming to an end and you can handle the pain.”

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