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W.A. Woman Cyclist Sets New World Record
PERTH, October 14.
Miss Pat Hawkins. 19. at 1.20 p.m. to- <*> day completed 29.605 miles of road cycling in 36 weeks three days one hour and 20 minutes. She thus exceeded
29.603.7 miles ridden In 12 months by an English woman cyclist. Mrs. Blllle Dover. In 1938. which was said to be the women's world record. Miss Hawkins aims at 36.500 miles in the year. She has lost 52 days' riding through an acci dent, sickness and her mothers recent death.