The attempt will be on Saturday 8 October in Switzerland
Record the date of Saturday 8 October 2022.
It will be the day when Filippo Ganna will go on the assault of the hour record held by the British Dan Bigham, who is a performance engineer for Super Pippo's team, the Ineos-Grenadiers.
The two-time time trial world champion will have to overcome 55,548 km in 60 minutes : for the feat, which will take place at 8 pm in the Swiss velodrome of Grechen (the same day as the Giro di Lombardia), Ganna has already worked hard on the track. . This will be an opportunity to test his physical and mental limits.
"I can't wait to try, even if it will be an hour of pure suffering - explained Ganna - who seemed to have abandoned the idea of the record during the season - facing such an important event is a great step for my career" .
"I'm training on the new Pinarello and it's super fast, I love it. It's a further improvement on the already incredible equipment we have. The team has put a lot of energy and effort into this project and our sponsors, from Pinarello's new bike to the full body. customized by BioRacer, they did their part and now it's my turn. It will be a great feeling to enter the velodrome, mentally it already gives me a few more meters ".
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