Vittoria Bussi breaks Hour Record in second attempt within 48-hours

The Italian cyclist's third effort saw her break through the 48km mark

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Italian cyclist Vittoria Bussi has broken the women's Hour Record, covering 48.007km in 60 minutes at Aguascalientes veldrome, Mexico.

The Doctor in Pure Mathematics takes the mantle from Evelyn Stevens, who covered 47.980km in an hour, in February 2016.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.