List of Olympic medalists in cycling (women)

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This is the complete list of women's Olympic medalists in cycling.

Current events[edit]

Road cycling[edit]

Road race[edit]

The individual road race has been run every time since 1984.[1]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1984 Los Angeles
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 Connie Carpenter (USA)  Rebecca Twigg (USA)  Sandra Schumacher (FRG)
1988 Seoul
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 Monique Knol (NED)  Jutta Niehaus (FRG)  Laima Zilporytė (URS)
1992 Barcelona
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 Kathy Watt (AUS)  Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli (FRA)  Monique Knol (NED)
1996 Atlanta
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 Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli (FRA)  Imelda Chiappa (ITA)  Clara Hughes (CAN)
2000 Sydney
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 Leontien Zijlaard (NED)  Hanka Kupfernagel (GER)  Diana Žiliūtė (LTU)
2004 Athens
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 Sara Carrigan (AUS)  Judith Arndt (GER)  Olga Slyusareva (RUS)
2008 Beijing[2]
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 Nicole Cooke (GBR)  Emma Johansson (SWE)  Tatiana Guderzo (ITA)
2012 London
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 Marianne Vos (NED)  Lizzie Armitstead (GBR)  Olga Zabelinskaya (RUS)

Time trial[edit]

The individual time trial was introduced in 1996, and has been run ever since.[3]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1996 Atlanta
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 Zulfiya Zabirova (RUS)  Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli (FRA)  Clara Hughes (CAN)
2000 Sydney
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 Leontien Zijlaard (NED)  Mari Holden (USA)  Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli (FRA)
2004 Athens
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 Leontien van Moorsel (NED)  Dede Barry (USA)  Karin Thürig (SUI)
2008 Beijing[4]
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 Kristin Armstrong (USA)  Emma Pooley (GBR)  Karin Thürig (SUI)
2012 London
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 Kristin Armstrong (USA)  Judith Arndt (GER)  Olga Zabelinskaya (RUS)

Track cycling[edit]

Keirin[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2012 London
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 Victoria Pendleton (GBR)  Guo Shuang (CHN)  Lee Wai Sze (HKG)

Omnium[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2012 London
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 Laura Trott (GBR)  Sarah Hammer (USA)  Annette Edmondson (AUS)

Pursuit, Team[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2012 London
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 Great Britain (GBR)
Danielle King
Laura Trott
Joanna Rowsell
 United States (USA)
Sarah Hammer
Dotsie Bausch
Jennie Reed
Lauren Tamayo
 Canada (CAN)
Tara Whitten
Gillian Carleton
Jasmin Glaesser

Sprint, Individual[edit]

The individual sprint was first Olympic in 1988 and has been so ever since.[5]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1988 Seoul
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 Erika Salumäe (URS)  Christa Luding (GDR)  Connie Young (USA)
1992 Barcelona
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 Erika Salumäe (EST)  Annett Neumann (GER)  Ingrid Haringa (NED)
1996 Atlanta
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 Félicia Ballanger (FRA)  Michelle Ferris (AUS)  Ingrid Haringa (NED)
2000 Sydney
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 Félicia Ballanger (FRA)  Oksana Grishina (RUS)  Iryna Yanovych (UKR)
2004 Athens
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 Lori-Ann Muenzer (CAN)  Tamilla Abassova (RUS)  Anna Meares (AUS)
2008 Beijing
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 Victoria Pendleton (GBR)  Anna Meares (AUS)  Guo Shuang (CHN)
2012 London
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 Anna Meares (AUS)  Victoria Pendleton (GBR)  Guo Shuang (CHN)

Sprint, Team[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2012 London
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 Germany (GER)
Kristina Vogel
Miriam Welte
 China (CHN)
Gong Jinjie
Guo Shuang
 Australia (AUS)
Kaarle McCulloch
Anna Meares

Mountain bike[edit]

Cross Country[edit]

The cross-country has been on the Olympic program from 1996 on.[6]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1996 Atlanta
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 Paola Pezzo (ITA)  Alison Sydor (CAN)  Susan DeMattei (USA)
2000 Sydney
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 Paola Pezzo (ITA)  Barbara Blatter (SUI)  Margarita Fullana (ESP)
2004 Athens
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 Gunn-Rita Dahle (NOR)  Marie-Hélène Prémont (CAN)  Sabine Spitz (GER)
2008 Beijing
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 Sabine Spitz (GER)  Maja Włoszczowska (POL)  Irina Kalentieva (RUS)
2012 London
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 Julie Bresset (FRA)  Sabine Spitz (GER)  Georgia Gould (USA)

BMX[edit]

The BMX was introduced in 2008.[7]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2008 Beijing
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 Anne-Caroline Chausson (FRA)  Laëtitia Le Corguillé (FRA)  Jill Kintner (USA)
2012 London
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 Mariana Pajón (COL)  Sarah Walker (NZL)  Laura Smulders (NED)

Discontinued events[edit]

Track cycling[edit]

Points race[edit]

The points race has been on the program from 1996 until 2008,[8] but will not be used in 2012.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1996 Atlanta
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 Nathalie Lancien (FRA)  Ingrid Haringa (NED)  Lucy Tyler-Sharman (AUS)
2000 Sydney
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 Antonella Bellutti (ITA)  Leontien Zijlaard (NED)  Olga Slyusareva (RUS)
2004 Athens
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 Olga Slyusareva (RUS)  Belem Guerrero (MEX)  María Luisa Calle (COL)
2008 Beijing
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 Marianne Vos (NED)  Yoanka González (CUB)  Leire Olaberria (ESP)

Pursuit, Individual[edit]

The individual pursuit over 3000 m was first done in 1992.[9]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1992 Barcelona
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 Petra Rossner (GER)  Kathy Watt (AUS)  Rebecca Twigg (USA)
1996 Atlanta
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 Antonella Bellutti (ITA)  Marion Clignet (FRA)  Judith Arndt (GER)
2000 Sydney
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 Leontien Zijlaard (NED)  Marion Clignet (FRA)  Yvonne McGregor (GBR)
2004 Athens
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 Sarah Ulmer (NZL)  Katie Mactier (AUS)  Leontien van Moorsel (NED)
2008 Beijing
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 Rebecca Romero (GBR)  Wendy Houvenaghel (GBR)  Lesya Kalytovska (UKR)

Time trial[edit]

The 500 m time trial was only used in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.[10]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2000 Sydney
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 Félicia Ballanger (FRA)  Michelle Ferris (AUS)  Cuihua Jiang (CHN)
2004 Athens
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 Anna Meares (AUS)  Jiang Yonghua (CHN)  Natallia Tsylinskaya (BLR)

All-time medal table (Women's) 1984-2012[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France (FRA) 7 5 1 13
2  Netherlands (NED) 7 2 5 14
3  Great Britain (GBR) 6 4 1 11
4  Australia (AUS) 4 5 4 13
5  Italy (ITA) 4 1 1 6
6  United States (USA) 3 5 5 13
7  Germany (GER) 3 5 2 10
8  Russia (RUS) 2 2 5 9
9  Canada (CAN) 1 2 3 6
10  New Zealand (NZL) 1 1 0 2
11  Colombia (COL) 1 0 1 2
11  Soviet Union (URS) 1 0 1 2
13  Estonia (EST) 1 0 0 1
13  Norway (NOR) 1 0 0 1
15  China (CHN) 0 3 3 6
15  Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 2 3
17  West Germany (FRG) 0 1 1 2
18  Cuba (CUB) 0 1 0 1
18  East Germany (GDR) 0 1 0 1
18  Mexico (MEX) 0 1 0 1
18  Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
18  Sweden (SWE) 0 1 0 1
23  Spain (ESP) 0 0 2 2
23  Ukraine (UKR) 0 0 2 2
25  Belarus (BLR) 0 0 1 1
25  Hong Kong (HKG) 0 0 1 1
25  Lithuania (LTU) 0 0 1 1
Total 42 42 42 126

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