Twitter reacts to Sir Bradley Wiggins's new Hour Record

Tributes paid to Sir Bradley Wiggins after his successful Hour Record effort on Sunday evening

Bradley Wiggins in his UCI Hour Record attempt in 2015

(Image credit: Watson)

Praise for Sir Bradley Wiggins flooded in on social media on Sunday evening, after the world and Olympic time trial champion set a new UCI Hour Record of 54.526 kilometres to beat Alex Dowsett's mark set in May.

Wiggins set a blistering pace around the Lee Valley Velodrome, beating Dowsett's previous distance by 1.589 kilometres.

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