Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's cross-country

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2004 Summer Olympics
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These are the results of the women's cross-country event in cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics. The pre-race favourite, Norway's Gunn-Rita Dahle, dominated the race throughout, despite a fall that damaged the gears on her bicycle. The reigning world champion Sabine Spitz overtook Alison Sydor late in the race to claim bronze, behind Marie-Hélène Prémont. The winner of the gold medal at the previous two Olympics, Paola Pezzo of Italy, did not finish.

The race consisted of 1 start loop and 5 full loop, a total of 31.3 km. It was held at 11:00 on August 27, 2004.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Gunn-Rita Dahle
Norway (NOR)
Silver  Marie-Hélène Prémont
Canada (CAN)
Bronze  Sabine Spitz
Germany (GER)

Results[edit]

Final standings [1]
Rank Name Time
1  Gunn-Rita Dahle (NOR) 1:56:51
2  Marie-Hélène Prémont (CAN) 1:57:50
3  Sabine Spitz (GER) 1:59:21
4  Alison Sydor (CAN) 1:59:47
5  Elsbeth van Rooy-Vink (NED) 2:01:41
6  Maja Włoszczowska (POL) 2:02:08
7  Ivonne Kraft (GER) 2:05:18
8  Laurence Leboucher (FRA) 2:05:34
9  Mary McConneloug (USA) 2:06:12
10  Lisa Mathison (AUS) 2:07:01
11  Anna Szafraniec (POL) 2:07:44
12  Jimena Florit (ARG) 2:08:42
13  Irina Kalentieva (RUS) 2:08:57
14  Barbel Jungmeier (AUT) 2:09:22
15  Kiara Bisaro (CAN) 2:09:50
16  Robyn Wong (NZL) 2:10:59
17  Ma Yanping (CHN) 2:13:18
18  Jaqueline Mourao (BRA) 2:13:52
19  Katrin Leumann (SUI) 2:16:07
20  Maria Ostergren (SWE) 2:16:16
21  Jenny McCauley (IRL) -1 lap
22  Yukari Nakagome (JPN) -1 lap
23  Karen Matamoros (CRC) -1 lap
24  Elina Sofocleous (CYP) -2 laps
 Marga Fullana (ESP) DNF
 Magdalena Sadlecka (POL) DNF
 Barbara Blatter (SUI) DNF
 Mette Andersen (DEN) DNF
 Paola Pezzo (ITA) DNF
 Janka Stevkova (SVK) DNF

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