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Sir Bradley Wiggins: ‘I want to set new world record at Derby Arena’

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Sir Bradley Wiggins wants to set world record at Derby Arena

Sir Bradley Wiggins wants to set world record at Derby Arena

BRITISH cycling supremo Sir Bradley Wiggins has declared an interest in setting a world record in Derby.

The 2012 Tour de France winner said he may have a go at setting a new hour record – and that he saw Derby’s velodrome, which is in the process of being built, as the place to do it.

A report in Cycling News said: “When encouraged to use the Manchester velodrome if he attempts the record, Wiggins said he’d be inclined to go to the new velodrome in Derby.”

Councillor Martin Repton, cabinet member for leisure and culture at Derby City Centre, said he was buoyed by Sir Bradley’s comments.

Mr Repton said: “We’re absolutely delighted at this incr...

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