Vittoria Bussi makes history with new UCI Hour Record

Italian becomes first woman ever to surpass 50km in her effort

Vittoria Bussi after completing the UCI Hour Record
(Image credit: Tania Marquez / UCI)

Italian cyclist Vittoria Bussi reclaimed the women’s UCI Hour Record on Friday, becoming the first woman in history to go beyond the 50-kilometre mark. 

The 36-year-old managed a distance of 50.267km at altitude on the Velodromo Bicentenario in Aguascalientes, Mexico. 

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