berlin - The Scottish Jenny Graham (38) is the first woman to cycle around the world alone in 125 days with all her luggage. She arrived in Berlin on Thursday evening at the Brandenburger Tor, where she had left in the east on 16 June.
With her achievement, Graham earned a place in the Guinness Book. The old record stood at 144 days.
Graham completed a total of about 29,000 kilometers. The four transfers by plane and a boat trip are not included. The adventurer from Inverness did fourteen countries on four continents on her sporting journey.
The chosen route ran through Lithuania, Russia, Mongolia, China (Beijing), Australia (Perth-Brisbane), New Zealand, United States (Anchorage), Canada (Halifax), Portugal, France and the Netherlands (Limburg).