Janet Birkmyre

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Janet Birkmyre
Janet Birkmyre.jpg
Birkmyre in 2013
Personal information
Full name Janet Susan Birkmyre
Born (1966-08-10) 10 August 1966 (age 51)
England
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2005 Twickenham CC/Natures Kiss
2006–2007 Planet X
2008–2009 XRT – www.elmycycles.co.uk
2010–2011 Orbea-For Goodness Shakes
2012 TORQ Performance
Major wins
Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Multiple World Masters Champion x37
United Kingdom Multiple British Champion x3
European Union Multiple European Masters Champion x28
United Kingdom Multiple British Masters Champion x53

Janet Susan Birkmyre (born 10 August 1966 in the Worcester area) is an English track racing cyclist. She took up cycling in 2003 and raced for the first time in 2004. Since then she has been an elite British National Champion three times, winning the National Scratch race in 2012[1] as well as the National Derny Championships in 2015 and 2008, she has also won the National Omnium Series eight times. In addition, she has taken 37 World Masters Championship titles, plus 28 European Masters titles and 53 National Masters titles.

Janet has set a number of World Masters Records: she was part of the World Masters Team Pursuit team that set a new World Masters record in 2014 and 2015, in October 2012 she set a new world record for the 500m TT (45–49 category) with a time of 37.419. The previous year she set a new world record for the 200m TT (45–49 category) with a time of 12.229, bettering the previous record which had stood since 2002, she also set a new record for the 500m TT (45–49 category) with a time of 37.429. Previous to this, in October 2006, she broke the World Masters Record (40–49 category) in the 500m TT in Manchester, with a time of 37.239, she also holds a number of European Masters Records. Birkmyre broke the National Tandem Record for 5 km on 16 May 2006 in a new time of 6:45:848.[2]

Janet was featured in the Telegraph Weekend "Over 40 and fitter than ever: a grown up guide" [3]


Palmarès[edit]

2017
1st European Union 500 TT, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Pursuit, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Points, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Sprint, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Scratch, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Team Pursuit, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Team Sprint, European Masters Track Championships
3rd National Team Time Trial Championships
1st 500m TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
2016
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Scratch, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Points, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png 500m TT, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Team Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Team Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
2nd Individual Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st 500m TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
2nd National Team Time Trial Championships
2015
1st United Kingdom British National Derny Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Individual Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Scratch, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Points, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png 500m TT, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Team Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
2nd Team Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st 500m TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
1st United Kingdom Overall National Women's Omnium Series
2014
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Scratch, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Points, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Team Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Team Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
2nd 500m TT, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
1st 500m TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
3rd British National Derny Championships
2013
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Scratch, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Points, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Team Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Team Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
1st 500m TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
1st European Union 500 TT, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Pursuit, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Points, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Sprint, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Scratch, European Masters Track Championships
1st United Kingdom Overall National Women's Omnium Series
2nd British National Derny Championships
2012
1st United Kingdom Scratch race, British National Track Championships[4]
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png 500m TT, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Scratch, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Team Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
2nd Points, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
3rd 500m TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
2011
3rd British National Team Sprint Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Points race, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st 500m TT, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Scratch, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Team Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
3rd Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st European Union 500 TT, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Pursuit, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Points, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Sprint, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Scratch, European Masters Track Championships
1st United Kingdom Overall National Women's Omnium Series
1st Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
1st 500m TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
2nd Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
3rd Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
2010
2nd British National Team Pursuit Championships
3rd British National Derny Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Points race, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png 500m TT, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Scratch, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st European Union 500 TT, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Pursuit, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Points, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Sprint, European Masters Track Championships
1st Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
2nd 500m TT, British National Masters Track Championships
2009
3rd British National Team Sprint Championships
1st European Union 500 TT, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Pursuit, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Points, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Sprint, European Masters Track Championships
1st United Kingdom Overall National Women's Omnium Series
1st 500 TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
2nd Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
2nd Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
3rd Points, British National Masters Track Championships
2008
1st United Kingdom British National Derny Championships
1st European Union 500 TT, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Pursuit, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Points, European Masters Track Championships
1st European Union Sprint, European Masters Track Championships
1st United Kingdom Overall National Women's Omnium Series
1st 500 TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
2007
2nd Scratch race, British National Track Championships
4th 500m TT, British National Track Championships
5th Keirin British National Track Championships
6th British National Derny Championships
1st United Kingdom Overall National Women's Omnium Series
2nd Road Race UCI World Masters Championships, Austria
1st Tour of Britain Support Race, Women's Grand Prix, Crystal Palace
1st Tour de France Support Race, Hyde Park
1st 500 TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
2006[2]
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Points race, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png 500m TT, UCI World Masters Track Championships
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships
2nd Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships
National Championships
6th British National Derny Championships
4th British National Circuit Race Championships
3rd 500m TT, British National Track Championships
6th Scratch Race, British National Track Championships
6th Keirin British National Track Championships
1st United Kingdom Overall National Women's Omnium Series
1st 500 TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
3rd Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
2nd Essex Giro, National Women's Road Race Series
2005
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png 500m TT, UCI World Masters Track Championships[5]
1st Cycling World Champion Rainbow Stripes.png Pursuit, UCI World Masters Track Championships[6]
2nd Sprint, UCI World Masters Track Championships[7]
National Championships
3rd 500m TT, British National Track Championships
3rd Sprint, British National Track Championships
1st United Kingdom Overall National Women's Omnium Series
1st 500 TT, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Scratch, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Points, British National Masters Track Championships
1st Sprint, British National Masters Track Championships
2nd Pursuit, British National Masters Track Championships

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