Czech sets new world hour-record

Updated: July 19, 2005, 11:38 AM ET
Reuters

MOSCOW, July 19 - Czech Ondrej Sosenka broke the world cycling hour-record, covering 49.700 kilometres at Moscow's Olympic velodrome in Krylatskoye on Tuesday.

Sosenka beat the old mark of 49.441 km, set by Briton Chris Boardman on a traditional bike in 2000.

This story is from ESPN.com's automated news wire. Wire index