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French cyclist Robert Marchand sets new record aged 105

He may not be the fastest cyclist round a velodrome, but he is easily one of the oldest.

He "could have done better", he says, but missed a sign showing 10 minutes to go.

"My legs didn't hurt," he told BFMTV. "My arms hurt but that's because of rheumatism."

To be fair, he had admitted before the event at the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines velodrome near Paris that breaking his previous hour record would be tough.

"I'm not in such good shape as I was a couple of years back," he told AFP news agency.

Read on: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-38510439
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