|Full name||Valerie Rushworth|
|Discipline||Road & Track|
Rushworth's first sport was running, she was a member of the Wakefield Harriers. She started cycling with Monckton CC.
She was national road race champion in 1964 and held several records on the track including motor-paced records set in 1964: quarter-mile flying start in 23.5 seconds, half-mile flying start in 46.0 seconds and the mile flying start in 1 minute 34.0 seconds.
She won 11 British Championships between 1959 and 1966, and went on to represent Great Britain internationally, as a rider and later as coach and team manager.
In 1970 she moved to Featherstone RC.
She coached Lisa Brambani, who became a national road race champion four consecutive years between 1986 and 1989.
Rushworth was the European masters champion in the 500m TT for women aged 50 plus for four consecutive years between 1997 and 2000.
- 3rd Sprint, British National Track Championships
- 3rd 500m TT, European Masters Track Championships (50+)
- "Val Rushworth. Womens 60+". European Masters Track Championships. Archived from the original on 12 October 2004. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
- "British Stayer & Derny History". 2006-10-18. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
- Susan Weaver (1998). A Woman's Guide to Cycling. Ten Speed Press. p. 196. ISBN 978-0-89815-982-0. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
- "Past Champions: 2000". European Masters Track Championships. Archived from the original on 4 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
- "Contacts". Women's Cycle Racing Association. Retrieved 2008-09-12.
- Val Rushworth at cyclingarchives.com
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