Lieutenant Colonel Bharat Pannu has recently earned two Guinness World Records for his fastest solo cycling feats from October last year.
In his first world record, Lt. Col. Pannu cycled from Leh to Manali covering a distance of 472 km on October 10, 2020, in just 35 hours and 25 minutes.
Further, in the second world record, Pannu cycled the 5,942-km-long ‘Golden Quadrilateral’ route, which connects Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, in 14 days, 23 hours and 52 minutes.
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Lieutenant Colonel Bharat Pannu of #IndianArmy has created #GuinnessWorldRecord of “Fastest Cycle Journey of #Manali – #Leh Highway” in 35 Hours 32 Minutes & 22 Seconds to cover the arduous route of 472 km. #Proud pic.twitter.com/gwmWtZHaiI
This cycling event had started from India Gate in New Delhi on October 16, and it ended back at the same spot on October 30, the officials said.
Pannu received his two Guinness World Record certificates a few days back.