Italy’s Filippo Ganna sets new cycling record

Two-time time test globe champ covers 56.792 kilometres in a hr

Italy’s Filippo Ganna established a brand-new track one-hour document by covering 56.792 kilometres at the Grenchen, Switzerland, velodrome on Saturday.

The two-time time test globe champ improved the mark of his Ineos-Grenadiers group friend Daniel Bigham of Britain by 1.244 kilometres.

He additionally defeated the 56.375-km mark established by Chris Boardman in 1996 making use of the debatable ‘Superman’ setting.

That efficiency had actually long been viewed as unsurpassable as the Englishman was making use of ‘Superman-style’ handlebars.

The International Biking Union (UCI) after that tightened up the policies.

” I have actually placed a lot infiltrate it,” a perspiring Ganna informed a trackside recruiter.

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