Frenchman Robert Marchand set a new world record by cycling 22.547 km in one hour. The UCI created a masters category for those aged 105 or over, especially for Marchand’s attempt.
The event was streamed live around the world from France’s national velodrome in Saint Quentin en Yvelines, near Paris. Afterwards, the veteran cyclist put his success down to constantly moving his muscles and not allowing them to stop for too long. Marchand trains each day on his stationary bike and gets outdoors when the weather permits.
Watch the full round up from the day here:
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