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Women athletes between the world warslocked

(act. 1919–1939)
  • Mel Watman

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Women athletes between the world wars (act. 1919–1939), comprised the first generation of women in Britain to participate in official organized athletic events. One of the pioneers was the future MP Elaine Burton (later Baroness Burton of Coventry) who, aged fifteen, won what was termed the North of ...

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