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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.[1] Kristin Armstrong of the United States was the defending champion.

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 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.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

All times are British Summer Time

Date Time Round
Wednesday 1 August 2012 12:30 Final

ResultsEdit

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
  Kristin Armstrong   United States 37:34.82
  Judith Arndt   Germany 37:50.29
  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

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

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