Bernadette Swinnerton

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Bernadette Swinnerton
Personal information
Full name Bernadette Swinnerton
Born 12.08.51
 United Kingdom
Team information
Discipline track
Role Rider
Major wins

national sprint champion 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971

                          National grass track champion 1968, 1970, 1971

2nd national pursuit 1970, 1971 2nd national road race 1969, 1971

3rd national road race 1979

Bernadette Swinnerton was an English racing cyclist. She came second in the 1969 Road World Championship road race in Czechoslovakia, 1m 10s behind Audrey McElmury.[1]

Bernardette Swinnerton was born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, the eldest of seven children. Her parents, Roy and Doris Swinnerton, ran a cycle shop in Stoke-on-Trent.[2] Bernardette Swinnerton retired after 40 years of teaching, spending the last 17 years of her career as a headteacher in Blythe Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent. She has 3 children and 4 grandchildren.


2nd Road race, UCI Road World Championships


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 February 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-23. 
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