chris hoy bolivia

On May 13, 2007, at the highest velodrome in the world, Chris Hoy, the most prolifically successful track cyclist of his generation took on two of the sports iconic records.

Chris had flown to La Paz to attempt to break world kilometre record, held by Arnaud Tournant of France, unfortunately conditions didn’t play in the big Scots favour and he missed out on the record by 5 thousands of a second. However, never one to disappoint Chris smashed the 500m world record by over a second.

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