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18/09 21:08 CET

Cycling: Voigt breaks world hour record

Cycling: Voigt breaks world hour record

Jens Voigt rewrote the record books on Thursday when the German rider broke the 50 kilometre mark in an hour. The 43-year-old covered 51.115km, or just over 205 laps, over the hour on the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen, Switzerland. Although several riders had previously broken the 50km record Voigt’s mark is the best since the…