'I've set a record no-one is talking about': Dan Martin has ridden four Grand Tours in 10 months

The Irishman and Spaniard Pello Bilbao both share a unique cycling record

Dan Martin
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Providing Dan Martin safely crosses the line in Paris today when the Tour de France finishes, he will have completed his fourth Grand Tour in just over 10 months.

The Irishman raced last year's Tour that began in late August, the Vuelta a España that terminated on November 8, and then this year has competed in the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.