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French man sets cycling record at 100

29 September 2012 Last updated at 09:12 BST

French centenarian Robert Marchand has set the fastest 100 kilometre cycling record for the over-100 age group.

He completed 300 laps on a track in Lyon in a time of 4 hours 17 minutes and 27 seconds.

The BBC's Ciara Riordan reports.