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Rouleur Conversations Beryl Burton - Britain's Greatest Athlete

Just how good was Beryl Burton? Her achievements are well known - countless British and international titles, beating not just the best women but the best men in time trialling, setting records which lasted decades. But how does she compare with today’s best? A new biography aims to answer that questions, but also tell the extraordinary story of the woman who can stake a real claim to have been Britain’s greatest ever athlete. Author Jeremy Wilson joins Ian Parkinson on this podcast.