Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's track time trial

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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.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Gold Silver Silver Bronze Bronze
 Anna Meares (AUS)  Jiang Yonghua (CHN)  Natallia Tsylinskaya (BLR)

Records[edit]

Anna Meares's time of 33.952 in the event set a new world record, bettering Jiang Yonghua's world record and Félicia Ballanger's Olympic record.

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

Results[edit]

Final results[1]
Rank Race
Number
Name Country 250 m
Time
500 m
Time
1 3 Anna Meares  Australia 19.164 33.952 WR
2 7 Jiang Yonghua  China 19.192 34.112
3 4 Natallia Tsylinskaya  Belarus 19.305 34.167
4 23 Simona Krupeckaitė  Lithuania 19.517 34.317
5 26 Yvonne Hijgenaar  Netherlands 19.519 34.532
6 16 Victoria Pendleton  Great Britain 19.696 34.626
7 6 Lori-Ann Muenzer  Canada 19.630 34.628
8 24 Nancy Contreras Reyes  Mexico 19.523 34.783
9 32 Svetlana Grankovskaya  Russia 19.739 34.797
10 21 Sayuri Osuga  Japan 19.704 35.045
11 17 Katrin Meinke  Germany 19.789 35.088
12 30 Tamilla Abassova  Russia 19.982 35.147

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