Guy Martin abandons around-Britain cycling record attempt with injury

Guy Martin suffers from achilles tendon injury on his attempt to set a new British around-the-coast cycling record

Guy Martin

Guy Martin has been forced to abandon his attempt to set a new record for riding the entire length of Britain's coastline due to injury.

Martin pulled his Achilles tendon early on in his attempt to ride the 4,802-mile coastal route in 20 days. He was hoping to beat the current record of 22 days set by Nick Sanders in 1984.

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