Campenaerts donates prize money won at Namibian race to local youth programme

Victor Campenaerts at the 2019 Giro d'Italia
Victor Campenaerts at the 2019 Giro d'Italia (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The current holder of the Hour Record, NTT Pro Cycling's Victor Campenaerts, has donated his prize money from winning the Nedbank Road Challenge race in Windhoek, Namibia, on Sunday to Physically Active Youth (PAY) – a local after-school programme for disadvantaged communities that combines education with physical activities, including cycling.

It was the 28-year-old Belgian's second trip to the southwest African country, where he also spent time training last year ahead of his successful Hour Record ride in Aguascalientes, Mexico, where he beat Bradley Wiggins' 2015 distance of 54.526km to record 55.089km.

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