Cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's road time trial
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. Kristin Armstrong of the United States was the defending champion.
|Women's road time trial|
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
American Kristin Armstrong leading the women's road time trial
|Venue||London and Surrey|
|Competitors||24 from 16 nations|
The competition consisted of a time trial over one lap of a 29 km (18.0 mi) course, with staggered starts.
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.
All times are British Summer Time
|Wednesday 1 August 2012||12:30||Final|
The provisional entry list was published on 23 July, and the confirmed start list of 24 riders on 31 July.
|Kristin Armstrong||United States||37:34.82|
|4||Linda Villumsen||New Zealand||37:59.18|
|6||Emma Pooley||Great Britain||38:37.70|
|7||Amber Neben||United States||38:45.17|
|8||Ellen van Dijk||Netherlands||38:53.68|
|10||Lizzie Armitstead||Great Britain||39:26.24|
|23||Liesbet De Vocht||Belgium||42:08.28|
|24||Ashleigh Moolman||South Africa||42:23.57|
- "Olympic sport competition schedule". London 2012. Retrieved 15 March 2012.
- "Time Trial competition format". London 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2012.
- "London 2012 Olympic Games: Women's time trial start list". cyclingweekly.co.uk. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.