Lieutenant General Anil Puri becomes the first serving general to complete the 1200 km long Paris-Brest-Paris circuit

Lieutenant General Anil Puri has become the first serving Lieutenant General-rank officer of the Indian Army to complete France’s oldest cycling event, 1,200-km Paris-Brest-Paris circuit.

The 56-year-old officer completed the circuit on August 23 by cycling non-stop for 90 hours, even without a sleep break.

Over 31,125 riders have managed to complete Paris-Brest-Paris Randonneur ever since the event started in 1931.

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This year, the picturesque town of Rambouillet hosted the departure and arrival for the event.

(With ANI inputs)

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