- Paola Gianotti
- 144 day(s):hour(s)
- Italy (Ivrea)
The fastest circumnavigation by bicycle (female) is 144 days and was achieved by Paola Gianotti (Italy) who cycled a distance of 29,595 km (18,389 miles). The journey started and finished at Ivrea, Turin, Italy, from 8 March to 30 November 2014.
During this epic voyage, on 16 May 2014, Paola was injured in a road accident which resulted in a fractured vertebrae. Undeterred, Paola recovered and resumed her attempt on 18 September 2014.