Cyclist who became fastest man in world to cycle through Europe dies aged 40

Cyclist who became fastest man in world to cycle through Europe dies aged 40
 

A world-record holding cyclist who became the fastest man to travel through Europe by bike has died suddenly aged 40.
Lee Fancourt, 40, broke the record for the fastest cyclist of the Trans Europe challenge – a north to south route covering 4,300 miles and 12 countries.
He set a world record in 21 days, 14 hours and 29 minutes, finishing the final 100 miles with a cracked rib.
Lee, from Gloucester, raised thousands of pounds for various charities with his travels and is believed to hold several world records for crossing countries, regions and even continents in unparalleled times on his... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Hot News, Views: 40
Source: Metro
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