Cycling at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Women's individual pursuit
|Cycling at the
1992 Summer Olympics
|Team time trial||men|
These are the official results of the Women's Individual Pursuit at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. The races were held on July 30, and July 31, 1992 at the Velòdrom d'Hortawith a race distance of 3 km. This was the Olympic debut of this event for the women.
|Petra Rossner, Germany||Kathy Watt, Australia||Rebecca Twigg, United States|
- Q Denotes qualified for next round.
- q Denotes qualified for classification round.
- OVTK Denotes overtaken by opponent during heat.
- CAP Denotes captured your opponent.
- DNS Denotes did not start.
- WR Denotes New world record.
- OR Denotes New Olympic record
Held, July 30
The seventeen riders raced against each other in matches of two. Qualification for the next round was not based on who won those matches, however. The cyclists with the eight fastest times advanced to the quarter-finals, regardless of whether they won or lost their match.
|1||Kathy Watt||Australia||3:41.886||48.673 km/h||Q||OR|
|2||Petra Rossner||Germany||3:43.091||48.410 km/h||Q|
|3||Rebecca Twigg||United States||3:43.218||48.383 km/h||Q|
|4||Svetlana Samokhvalova||Unified Team||3:43.326||48.359 km/h||Q|
|5||Hanne Malmberg||Denmark||3:45.230||47.950 km/h||Q|
|6||Jeannie Longo||France||3:46.935||47.590 km/h||Q|
|7||Leontien van Moorsel||Netherlands||3:46.956||47.586 km/h||Q||OR|
|8||Tea Vikstedt||Finland||3:47.516||47.469 km/h||Q|
|9||Kristel Werckx||Belgium||3:50.051||46.946 km/h|
|10||Jacqui Nelson||New Zealand||3:51.259||46.700 km/h|
|11||Seiko Hashimoto||Japan||3:51.674||46.617 km/h||OR|
|12||Gabriella Pregnolato||Italy||3:52.376||46.476 km/h|
|13||Aiga Zagorska||Lithuania||3:52.450||46.461 km/h|
|14||Kelly-Ann Way||Canada||3:54.284||46.097 km/h|
|15||Zhou Ligmei||China||4:04.085||44.247 km/h|
|16||Olga Sacasa||Nicaragua||4:32.671||39.608 km/h||OR|
Held July 30
In the first round of actual match competition, cyclists were seeded into matches based on their times from the qualifying round. The winners of the four heats of advanced to the semi-finals.
|1||Hanne Malmberg||Denmark||3:46.959||47.585 km/h||Q|
|2||Svetlana Samokhvalova||Unified Team||3:47.444||47.484 km/h|
|1||Rebecca Twigg||United States||3:46.508||47.680 km/h||Q|
|2||Jeannie Longo||France||3:46.547||47.672 km/h|
|1||Petra Rossner||Germany||3:41.509||48.756 km/h||Q||OR|
|2||Leontien van Moorsel||Netherlands||3:49.795||46.998 km/h|
|1||Kathy Watt||Australia||3:45.305||47.935 km/h||Q|
|2||Tea Vikstedt||Finland||3:48.2918||47.178 km/h|
Held July 31
The winner of the two heats advance to the finals, for the gold medal. The loser with the fastest semi-final time wins the bronze.
|1||Kathy Watt||Australia||3:49.790||46.999 km/h||Q|
|2||Rebecca Twigg||United States||3:52.429||46.465 km/h|
|1||Petra Rossner||Germany||3:48.517||47.261 km/h||Q|
|2||Hanne Malmberg||Denmark||3:53.516||46.249 km/h|
Held July 31
|1||Petra Rossner||Germany||3:41.753||48.702 km/h|
|2||Kathy Watt||Australia||3:43.438||48.335 km/h|
|3.||Rebecca Twigg||United States|
|6.||Svetlana Samokhvalova||Unified Team|
|8.||Leontien van Moorsel||Netherlands|