102-year-old Robert Marchand beats 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!

w track at the Saint-Quentin-en velodrome -Yvelines. The starting signal took place at 4:11 p.m. under the encouragement of an admiring public. Marchand beats his own hour record riding 26.927 km in one hour.
The centenary broke his record for the distance covered by bike in one hour in his category. An anti-doping control will be carried out so that his record can be approved by international cycling bodies.
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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