Beryl Burton OBE

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BBC Sport is paying tribute to pioneering women in sport in the run up to International Women's Day on 8 March.

Women's Sport Pioneers: Cyclist Beryl Burton

Her records are impressive - a truly remarkable cyclist:

10 miles: 21 mins, 25 seconds - set in 1973 - broken in 1993
25 miles: 53:21 - set in 1976 - broken in 1996
30 miles: 1:08:36 - set in 1981 - broken in 1991
50 miles: 1:51:30 - set in 1976 - broken in 1996
100 miles: 3:55:05 - set in 1968 - broken in 1986
12 hour: 277.25 miles - set in 1967 - still stands

UCI Road World Championships
Gold: 1960, 1967
Silver: 1961
UCI Track Cycling World Championships - individual pursuit
Gold: 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966
Silver: 1961, 1964, 1968
Bronze: 1967, 1971
96 National titles and best British all-rounder for 25 consecutive years.
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