Ellen van Dijk set to attempt women's Hour Record in May

Van Dijk is looking to break Joss Lowden's current record of 48.405km

Ellen van Dijk Hour Record
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Ellen van Dijk has announced she will attempt the UCI Hour Record on May 23, at the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen, Switzerland.

Trek-Segafredo released a social media video on Wednesday morning of Van Dijk announcing the challenge, with the team subsequently releasing further details on her attempt at the record. 

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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.