English | हिन्दी Sripada Sriram created a Guinness World Record in 'Fastest Solo Cycling (Men)' by covering a distance of 472 km in 34 hours.

Army officer Sripada Sriram sets Guinness world record by doing 'fastest solo cycling' from Leh to Manali

Category :  Miscellaneous   Published on: September 28 2021      

·        Indian Army officer Lt Col Sripada Sriram has set a new Guinness World Record for 'Fastest Solo Cycling (Men)' by covering a distance of 472 km from Leh to Manali in just 34 hours.

·        He covered a total distance of 472 kilometers with a total height of about 8,000 metres.

·        The event was part of the 'Golden Victory Year' celebrations and was organized to mark the 195th Gunners Day.

·        India is celebrating the 'Golden Victory Year' to commemorate the 50th anniversary of its victory against Pakistan in the 1971 war.

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About Guinness World Records

v Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 to 1999 as The Guinness Book of Records, and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records.

v It is a reference book published annually, listing world records of both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world. .

v Co-founded by: Norris and Ross McWhirter (August 1954).