162.400 km (100.91 miles) Yiannis Kouros (Greece) Montauban, France 15 -16 March 1985 This was set during a 48 hr race in Montauban, France.
The farthest distance travelled while bearing the 357 kg weight of Conan’s Wheel is 78 m and was achieved by Pascoau Philippe (France) on the set of L’Ete De Tous Les Records in Argeles-Gazost, France on 6 July 2005. Marco Frigatti in attendance. Exact specs of equipment used detailed fully on attached TV claim form.
The farthest triple jump (male) (indoors) was 17.92 m (58 ft 9.51 in) by Teddy Tamgho (France) in Paris, France, on 6 March 2011.
The record for the fastest time to successfully complete three circuits of an underwater archery course is 1 min 4 sec and was set by Yohann Belpre (France) on the set of L’Ete de Tous les Records, in La Tranche Sur Mer, France on 25 July 2005.
Lance Armstrong (USA) finished first in the 2005 Tour de France – his last ever Tour – with an average speed of 41.654 km/h (25.882 mph). He finished the 3,607-km-long (2,241-mile) Tour in 86 hr 15 min 2 sec.
The fastest male to sail around the world westbound, non-stop, solo and unsupported is Jean-Luc Van Den Heede (France) in Adrien, who set off on 7 November 2003 and took 122 days 14 hr 3 min 49 sec before crossing the Lizard Point-Ushant finishing line on 9 March 2004.
Ellen MacArthur (UK) sailed solo and non-stop around the world in 71 days 14 hr 18 min 33 sec from 28 November 2004 to 7 February 2005 in the trimaran B&Q. She started off Ushant, France, rounded the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa), sailed south of Australia, and rounded Cape Horn (Argentina) before heading back up the Atlantic to Ushant.
Francis Joyon (France) sailed solo and non-stop around the world in 57 days 13 hr 34 min 06 sec from 23 November 2007 to 20 January 2008, in the 97-ft maxi-trimaran IDEC II. Joyon began and ended his 21,600-nm (38,900-km; 24,170-mile) journey in Brest, France, beating the previous record by Ellen MacArthur (UK) by 14 days.
*6:26.61 Tony O’Connor, Neville Maxwell (both Ireland) Paris, France 1994 *Denotes non-Olympic boat classes.
*7:18.32 Eliza Blair, Justine Joyce (Australia) Aiguebelette-le-Lac, France 7 September 1997 *Denotes non-Olympic boat classes