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Australia’s Dennis will go after the hour record

PARIS – Australian rider Rohan Dennis says he will try to break cycling’s hour record in February.

The current mark of 51.85 kilometers was set by Austria’s Matthias Braendle in October.

Dennis, who won silver in the team pursuit at the 2012 Olympics, will be the third challenger in recent months after Jens Voigt and then Brandle improved the 2005 mark of 49.7 kilometers set by Czech cyclist Ondrej Sosenka.


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