Marchand beats his own hour record

102-year-old Robert Marchand beat his own Hour Record for the category created especially for him by the UCI (100+) this afternoon. He rode 26.927 km – 10% further than the distance he set in 2012 at the age of 100!

Marchand continues to inspire us. Today, at France’s new national velodrome in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris, he attacked his own Hour Record and smashed it!

Robert Marchand, January 31, 2013
At 102 year old, Robert Marchand smashed his own Hour Record of 100+ age group.
Robert Marchand, new hour record
Robert Marchand attacked his own record at the new velodrome in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, just outside Paris.

M. Özgür Nevres

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