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Women's speed record broken

Lisa Vetterlein

Lisa Vetterlein (Image credit: Jeremy Sievers)

A new women's land speed record has been set today in Battle Mountain, Nevada, USA. Lisa Vetterlein of Des Moines, IA clocked 66.52 mph (107.05 km/h) between the 200m traps and 65 mph (104.6 km/h) average for 1 km at the human powered vehicle world speed challenge in Battle Mountain.

There was also a new World European record set by Damjan Zabotnik from Slovenia at 72.10 mph (116.03 km/h).

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