Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's track time trial
|Cycling at the
2004 Summer Olympics
The women's 500 metre time trial in cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics was a time trial race in which each of the twelve cyclists attempted to set the fastest time for two laps (500 metres) of the track.
In a field of personal bests, 20-year-old World Champion for the 500 m time trial, Anna Meares from Australia, set a new world record to claim the gold medal in 33.952 seconds. The previous world record was held by Yonghua Jiang of China, who minutes previously had set a new Olympic record in this event to claim the silver medal with a time of 34.112 seconds. Natallia Tsylinskaya from Belarus was awarded the bronze medal.
|Anna Meares (AUS)||Jiang Yonghua (CHN)||Natallia Tsylinskaya (BLR)|
|World Record||Jiang Yonghua (CHN)||Kumming, China P.R.||34.000 s||August 11, 2002|
|Olympic Record||Félicia Ballanger (FRA)||Sydney, Australia||34.140 s||September 16, 2000|
|1||3||Anna Meares||Australia||19.164||33.952 WR|
|6||16||Victoria Pendleton||Great Britain||19.696||34.626|
|8||24||Nancy Contreras Reyes||Mexico||19.523||34.783|