Fastest time to handcycle trans-Australia from Perth to Sydney (relay team)
Who
Thomas Bechter, Philipp Bonadimann, Jürgen Egle, Wolfgang Wimmer
What
6/10/42 day(s):hour(s):minute(s)
Where
Australia (Perth to Sydney)
When
The fastest time to handcycle across Australia from Perth to Sydney in a relay is 6 days 10 hr 42 min by a team of four in the Race Across Australia (RAAUS) charity event between 16 and 23 October 2010. Thomas Bechter, Philipp Bonadimann, Jürgen Egle and Wolfgang Wimmer (all Austria) successfully covered a total of 4,031 km (2,505 mile). The athletes completed the distance with hand bicycles in an uninterruped succession of legs, during which the athletes took turns each hour. Each leg lasted approximately eight hours, with one athlete resting during each leg.