Hoy unsuccessful in first attempt

British cyclist Chris Hoy was unable to break the world record for the kilometre at altitude...

British cyclist Chris Hoy was unable to break the world record for the kilometre at altitude Saturday in Bolivia. He will try again on Sunday.

At the Alto Irpavi velodrome in La Paz, Hoy rode the kilometre in 59.103 seconds, which was .228 seconds slower than the record set by Arnaud Tournant seven years ago. According to AFP, Hoy's father, David, said that the temperatures were not favourable.

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