Beryl Burton, OBE (12 May 1937 - 8 May 1996) was an English racing cyclist and one of Britain's greatest ever athletes. She dominated women's cycle racing in the UK, winning more than 90 domestic championships and seven world titles, and setting numerous national records. She set a women's record for the 12-hour time-trial which exceeded the men's record for two years. She was world champion five times (1959, 1960, 1962, 1963 and 1966), silver-medallist three times (1961, 1964 and 1968), and won bronze in 1967, 1970 and 1973. She also won a further 24 national titles in road racing and on the track: twelve road race championships, and 12 pursuit titles.