Hayley Simmonds becomes first woman to break 50-minute mark with new 25-mile record

Simmonds adds the 25-mile record to the 10-mile and 50-mile records she already holds

Hayley Simmonds, British time trial championships 2016

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Less than 24 hours after breaking the women’s national competition record over 10 miles, Hayley Simmonds (AeroCoach) broke the 25-mile record as she powered to an impressive time of 49-28 in South Wales.

The 28-year-old – who became the first woman to go under 50 minutes for the distance – has now broken three national records in the space of a week, following on from her record-breaking 50-mile performance the weekend before.

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