Uttar Pradesh cyclist set to enter Guinness Book

December 1st, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) A youth from Uttar Pradesh is all set to enter the Guinness Book of Records having pedalled non-stop for more than 86 hours.Ramu Pandey, 25, of Barabanki district has covered 1,038 km in 86 hours and 45 minutes.

“My passion to set a record drove me to take up non-stop cycling for more than 86 hours,” Pandey told IANS on telephone.

“I kept on riding the bicycle for 30 hours even though one of the pedals of the cycle was broken,” he said.

A US cyclist has got his name registered with the Guinness Book of Records for cycling non-stop for 85 hours.

The Non-Olympic Association of Uttar Pradesh has recorded the feat of Pandey for getting his name registered with the Guinness Book of Records.

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