Cycling at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's road time trial
|Cycling at the
2008 Summer Olympics
The Women's road time trial at the 2008 Summer Olympics took place on August 13 at the Urban Road Cycling Course. Of the 25 women competing in the event, the medal hopefuls included Karin Thürig (Switzerland), Judith Arndt and Hanka Kupfernagel (Germany), Marianne Vos (Netherlands), Christiane Soeder (Austria), and road race gold medalist Nicole Cooke (Great Britain).
Cyclists started at two-minute intervals on the course, which was 23.5 km (14.6 mi) in length. They competed against the clock rather than in a direct race against the cyclists.
|Kristin Armstrong||United States||34:51.72|
|Emma Pooley||Great Britain||35:16.01|
|5||Christine Thorburn||United States||35:54.16|
|15||Nicole Cooke||Great Britain||37:14.25|
|18||Mirjam Melchers-van Poppel||Netherlands||37:51.59|