Cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's cross-country

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Women's cross-country cycling
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Hadleigh Farm venue MTB cycling 2012 Olympics W cross-country.jpg
VenueHadleigh Farm
Date11 August 2012
Competitors30 from 24 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Julie Bresset  France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sabine Spitz  Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Georgia Gould  United States
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The women's cross-country cycling event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place at Hadleigh Farm on 11 August.

Julie Bresset from France won the gold medal — the country's first in cycling at the 2012 Games. Germany's Sabine Spitz won silver and Georgia Gould of the United States took bronze.

Competition format[edit]

The competition began at 12:30 pm with a mass-start, and involved six laps around the 4.8 km course at Hadleigh Farm in Essex.[1] The distance of the race was 29.3 km.

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time

Date Time Round
Saturday 11 August 2012 12:30 Final

Result[edit]

The entry list was published on 26 July.[2]

Rank Rider Country Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Julie Bresset  France 1:30:52
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sabine Spitz  Germany 1:31:54
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Georgia Gould  United States 1:32:00
4 Irina Kalentieva  Russia 1:32:33
5 Esther Süss  Switzerland 1:32:46
6 Alexandra Engen  Sweden 1:33:08
7 Aleksandra Dawidowicz  Poland 1:33:20
8 Annie Last  Great Britain 1:33:47
9 Catharine Pendrel  Canada 1:34:28
10 Tanja Žakelj  Slovenia 1:34:41
11 Lea Davison  United States 1:35:14
12 Shi Qinglan  China 1:35:28
13 Yana Belomoyna  Ukraine 1:35:46
14 Kateřina Nash  Czech Republic 1:36:22
15 Elisabeth Osl  Austria 1:36:47
16 Adelheid Morath  Germany 1:37:17
17 Eva Lechner  Italy 1:37:36
18 Karen Hanlen  New Zealand 1:37:54
19 Katrin Leumann  Switzerland 1:38:23
20 Rie Katayama  Japan 1:38:26
21 Janka Števková  Slovakia 1:39:05
22 Paula Gorycka  Poland 1:39:18
23 Blaža Klemenčič  Slovenia 1:39:42
24 Emily Batty  Canada 1:40:37
25 Rebecca Henderson  Australia 1:41:35
26 Pauline Ferrand-Prévot  France 1:42:21
27 Barbara Benkó  Hungary 1:43:24
28 Candice Neethling  South Africa 1:45:03
Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå  Norway DNF
Laura Abril  Colombia DNF
Annika Langvad  Denmark DNS[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.london2012.com/cycling-mountain-bike/event/women/competition-format/index.html
  2. ^ "Entry list". Archived from the original on 31 July 2012. Retrieved 26 July 2012.
  3. ^ Langvad out of Olympic mountain bike race cyclingnews 1. August 2012