Cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's road time trial

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Women's road time trial
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Kristin Armstrong, London 2012 Time Trial - Aug 2012.jpg
American Kristin Armstrong leading the women's road time trial
VenueLondon and Surrey
Date1 August
Competitors24 from 16 nations
Winning time37:34.82
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Kristin Armstrong  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Judith Arndt  Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Olga Zabelinskaya  Russia
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The women's road time trial, one of the cycling events at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, took place on 1 August in southwest London and Surrey.[1] Kristin Armstrong of the United States was the defending champion.

The competition consisted of a time trial over one lap of a 29 km (18.0 mi) course, with staggered starts.[2]

Armstrong retained the title and won the gold medal with a winning time of 37 minutes 34.82 seconds. Judith Arndt from Germany was second and won silver, while Olga Zabelinskaya of Russia collected bronze.

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time

Date Time Round
Wednesday 1 August 2012 12:30 Final

Results[edit]

The provisional entry list was published on 23 July, and the confirmed start list of 24 riders on 31 July.[3]

Rank Rider Country Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Kristin Armstrong  United States 37:34.82
2nd, silver medalist(s) Judith Arndt  Germany 37:50.29
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Olga Zabelinskaya  Russia 37:57.35
4 Linda Villumsen  New Zealand 37:59.18
5 Clara Hughes  Canada 38:28.96
6 Emma Pooley  Great Britain 38:37.70
7 Amber Neben  United States 38:45.17
8 Ellen van Dijk  Netherlands 38:53.68
9 Trixi Worrack  Germany 39:20.73
10 Lizzie Armitstead  Great Britain 39:26.24
11 Pia Sundstedt  Finland 40:01.69
12 Tatiana Antoshina  Russia 40:12.49
13 Shara Gillow  Australia 40:25.03
14 Emma Johansson  Sweden 40:38.56
15 Audrey Cordon  France 40:40.51
16 Marianne Vos  Netherlands 40:40.79
17 Emilia Fahlin  Sweden 41:15.86
18 Clemilda Fernandes  Brazil 41:25.39
19 Denise Ramsden  Canada 41:44.81
20 Elena Tchalykh  Azerbaijan 41:47.06
21 Tatiana Guderzo  Italy 41:48.94
22 Noemi Cantele  Italy 41:51.18
23 Liesbet De Vocht  Belgium 42:08.28
24 Ashleigh Moolman  South Africa 42:23.57

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic sport competition schedule". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
  2. ^ "Time Trial competition format". London 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-02.
  3. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Games: Women's time trial start list". cyclingweekly.co.uk. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.

External links[edit]

Media related to Cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's road time trial at Wikimedia Commons