Dan Bigham breaks British record for men's individual pursuit at National Track Championships

The Ineos Grenadiers Performance Engineer set a hugely impressive time of 4-05.274

Dan Bigham
(Image credit: James Huntly)

Dan Bigham has set a new national record in the men's individual pursuit at the British National Track Championships, with a time of 4-05.274.

Contested over 4km, Bigham beat John Archibald's 2019 record of 4-09.584 by four seconds to set the new British record in the individual pursuit. The 30-year-old achieved the feat during the heats of the event at the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales on Friday, riding at an average speed of 58.709km/h. 

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.