Zwift participation record broken during Team Ineos eRide

Chris Froome was one of the Team Ineos riders who took part in a mass-participation eRide on Zwift before going on to take sixth place in his team’s first Zwift eRace
Chris Froome was one of the Team Ineos riders who took part in a mass-participation eRide on Zwift before going on to take sixth place in his team’s first Zwift eRace (Image credit: Zwift / Team Ineos)

While Rohan Dennis later won the Team Ineos eRace on the Zwift indoor-riding platform on Sunday, fans joined the team's riders and staff earlier in the day for a mass-participation eRide, setting a new record for the amount of riders taking part in a single event on the platform, with 15,530 riders logged as riding together.

While neither Team Ineos nor Zwift have announced what the previous record was for a single event, Zwiftinsider.com reported at the end of last month that a reader had sent in a screenshot of 28,305 riders concurrently using the platform – all riding different events, or training on their own or with others – with huge numbers flocking to Zwift due to the current lockdowns and limitations around the world as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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