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Sir Bradley Wiggins says Derby Arena is “world-class” track

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SIR Bradley Wiggins has praised the Derby Arena as a “world class” track that could be the setting for a new world record attempt in the future.

The three-time Olympic gold medallist and seven-time World Champion took to the boards this weekend for the first professional race at the new Pride Park facility.

Beginning on Friday night Wiggins, along with Owain Doull, Steven Burke, Ed Clancy, managed a near World Record pace in the 4km Team Pursuit race.

The quartet crossed the line in 3.54.974 – just three seconds off the World Record.

It was the speed of the track that led Wiggins, who is the current Hour Record holder, to say he could see more record attempts on the track – including one of his own.

He said: “It’s ...

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