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Agustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome

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Merckx on the track (1972), four years after Ritter (1968), for his Hour record.

The Agustín Melgar Olympic Velodrome is a velodrome located in the Magdalena Mixhuca Sports City sports complex located in Mexico City, Mexico. It hosted the track cycling events for the 1968 Summer Olympics. it was also used by many cyclists who attempted to break the world hour record. The record was broken 39 times at the velodrome, including one by Eddy Merckx.

The facility holds 6,800 people and the infield is synthetic turf lined for both soccer and small-sized American football games.


Coordinates: 19°24′35″N 99°6′12″W / 19.40972°N 99.10333°W / 19.40972; -99.10333