- Akihiro Takaoka
- 6:13:28 day(s):hour(s):minute(s)
- Japan (Cape Soya)
The fastest time to cycle the length of Japan (N-S) is 6 days, 13 hours and 28 minutes, achieved by Akihiro Takaoka (Japan), cycling from Cape Sata to Cape Soya (Japan), from 5 August to 11 August 2020.
As all cycling events have been cancelled this year due to COVID-19, Takaoka wanted to attempt this record title to bring positive news to the world