The 27-year old, who rides for Lotto-Soudal, needed 218 laps to break the record.
The reigning European time-trial champion set the new record at 221 laps and a total distance of 55.089km, compared to Wiggins’ record that stood at 54.526km, set at the Lee Valley VeloPark in London.
“I’m super happy and I really focused on this for a long time, so I’m happy I took the record.
“It was really hard especially because I was a bit optimistic in the first 30 minutes. After that it was important to set a new pace bit slower. I think I did great.”
Campenaerts covered 14km and 57 laps at an average speed of 54.989km/h in the first 15 minutes. After the next block of 15 minutes he had covered 28km and 111 laps at 55.119km/h.
Forty-five minutes in he had covered 40.750km and 163 laps at an average of 55.111km/h. Wiggins was averaging 54.66km/h at this stage.