Michael Teuber betters his own UCI Hour Record timed by Tissot

Paracyclist Michael Teuber smashed the 13 year old world hour record in the Para-Cycling class C1 clearly. The 50-year-old German Paralympic cyclist covered a total distance of 42,583 kilometers at the Berlin Velodrome (GER), bettering his existing world record (39,326km), set on 8 May 2005 in Augsburg (GER) by 3,257km.

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Teuber made his successful attempt on the opening day of the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Berlin (30 November-2 December). It is the very first time that a UCI-approved paracycling event has been held as part of a competition for able-bodied athletes.

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UCI Hour Record timed by Tissot - Michael Teuber targets hour record at World Cup in Berlin

On Friday this week, 5-time Paralympic Champion Michael Teuber of Germany will perform an attempt for the UCI Hour Record during the Track Cycling World Cup in Berlin´s Velodrome (30th November to 2nd December). Teuber´s attempt will be one of the highlights of the first day of competitions. „I am proud to be the first rider who makes an Hour Record attempt during a World Cup. I am happy to get this platform for a Para-Cycling event and I hope to motivate other riders to try as well“ says the 50-year old, who is the only German Paralympic Track Champion on the solobike in history. He won Gold in the pursuit at the Paralympic Games in Athen 2004.

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