Sarah Storey, the first women to attempt the UCI World Hour record under its revised technical rules, fell short of the old women’s mark set by Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel in 2003.
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7 Apr 2015 - 5:20 PM  UPDATED 13 Apr 2015 - 3:35 PM

Storey, an 11-time Paralympic champion rode 45.502km in the London Velodrome to miss distance of van Moorsel's 46.065km by 563 metres.



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(Sarah Storey shows the effects of her hour on the track - Getty)

While she may have missed the able-bodied record, the 37-year-old Storey did establish a new Paralympian C5 best with the attempt.