Historic Overview Victor Campenaerts
Victor Campenaerts (born 28 October 1991) is a Belgian racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Lotto–Soudal. He rode at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. In September 2015 it was announced that he would join the UCI World Tour ranks in 2016 with LottoNL–Jumbo. He was named in the startlist for the 2016 Vuelta a España and the start list for the 2017 Giro d'Italia..
On 16 April 2019, at the Aguascalientes Bicentenary Velodrome in Aguascalientes, Mexico, Campenaerts broke the hour record, riding 55.089 km (34.231 mi), surpassing Bradley Wiggins' mark of 54.526 km (33.881 mi) set on 7 June 2015, a record that Wiggins held for 3 years, 10 months and 9 days. In doing so, he becomes the third Belgian cyclist in history to hold the Hour Record since Eddy Merckx who last held the record between 1972 and 1984 and Ferdinand Bracke in 1967.