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Only 2 Other Sporting Women Honoured?

July 21, 2019

Apart from the statue of footballer Lily Parr it seems that there are only 2 statues to other sporting women. It seems a very poor representaion of the countless sportswomen, champions in so many fields. 

Twice Wimbledon champion Dorothy Round is remembered in a bronze statueThe 6ft structure of Dudley's 1930s star stands near the tennis courts in Priory Park.

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Athletics champion Dame Mary Peters, Pentathlon Olympic gold medalist in Munich 1972. 

Her statue stands in Belfast, unveiled in June 2013.

http://www.offbeat.group.shef.ac.uk/statues/STUK_P