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Molard wins at Paris-Nice, Roglic best at Tirreno-Adriatico: Daily News Digest
Australian riders James Ogilvie and Anna Davis have set new world best hour performances, improving the previous records on Friday.
Riding in the Darebin International Sports Centre in Victoria, Davis recorded a distance of 44.427 kilometres, considerably improving on her own previous record of 43.206 set on March 26 last year.
Congratulations Anna Davis. Breaking her own Hour Record. Women 50-54. pic.twitter.com/nNGBCtMePK
— Cycling Victoria (@cyclingvictoria) March 8, 2018
Her successful attempt was followed by that of Ogilvie, who was taking on the 48.922 kilometre mark established by New Zealand’s Rob Scarlett in Cambridge, New Zealand, on December 21.
Ogilvie covered 49.514 kilometres, over half a kilometre more.
James Ogilvie sets new World’s Best Hour Performance (MMAS35-39). UCI, you have more paperwork, of the good kind coming your way! pic.twitter.com/TbDvIYcIN1
— Cycling Victoria (@cyclingvictoria) March 9, 2018