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List of Olympic medalists in cycling (women)

This is the complete list of women's Olympic medalists in cycling.

Contents

  • Current events 1
    • Road cycling 1.1
      • Road race 1.1.1
      • Time trial 1.1.2
    • Track cycling 1.2
      • Keirin 1.2.1
      • Omnium 1.2.2
      • Team pursuit 1.2.3
      • Individual sprint 1.2.4
      • Team sprint 1.2.5
    • Mountain bike 1.3
      • Cross-country 1.3.1
    • BMX 1.4
  • Discontinued events 2
    • Track cycling 2.1
      • Points race 2.1.1
      • Individual pursuit 2.1.2
      • Time trial 2.1.3
  • All-time medal table (women's) 1984–2012 3
  • References 4

Current events

Road cycling

Road race

The individual road race has been run every time since 1984.[1]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1984 Los Angeles
 Connie Carpenter (USA)  Rebecca Twigg (USA)  Sandra Schumacher (FRG)
1988 Seoul
 Monique Knol (NED)  Jutta Niehaus (FRG)  Laima Zilporytė (URS)
1992 Barcelona
 Kathy Watt (AUS)  Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli (FRA)  Monique Knol (NED)
1996 Atlanta
 Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli (FRA)  Imelda Chiappa (ITA)  Clara Hughes (CAN)
2000 Sydney
 Leontien Zijlaard (NED)  Hanka Kupfernagel (GER)  Diana Žiliūtė (LTU)
2004 Athens
 Sara Carrigan (AUS)  Judith Arndt (GER)  Olga Slyusareva (RUS)
2008 Beijing[2]
 Nicole Cooke (GBR)  Emma Johansson (SWE)  Tatiana Guderzo (ITA)
2012 London
 Marianne Vos (NED)  Lizzie Armitstead (GBR)  Olga Zabelinskaya (RUS)
2016 Rio de Janeiro

Time trial

The individual time trial was introduced in 1996, and has been run ever since.[3]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1996 Atlanta
 Zulfiya Zabirova (RUS)  Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli (FRA)  Clara Hughes (CAN)
2000 Sydney
 Leontien Zijlaard (NED)  Mari Holden (USA)  Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli (FRA)
2004 Athens
 Leontien van Moorsel (NED)  Dede Barry (USA)  Karin Thürig (SUI)
2008 Beijing[4]
 Kristin Armstrong (USA)  Emma Pooley (GBR)  Karin Thürig (SUI)
2012 London
 Kristin Armstrong (USA)  Judith Arndt (GER)  Olga Zabelinskaya (RUS)
2016 Rio de Janeiro

Track cycling

Keirin

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2012 London
 Victoria Pendleton (GBR)  Guo Shuang (CHN)  Lee Wai Sze (HKG)
2016 Rio de Janeiro

Omnium

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2012 London
 Laura Trott (GBR)  Sarah Hammer (USA)  Annette Edmondson (AUS)
2016 Rio de Janeiro

Team pursuit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2012 London
 Great Britain (GBR)
Danielle King
Laura Trott
Joanna Rowsell
 United States (USA)
Sarah Hammer
Dotsie Bausch
Jennie Reed
Lauren Tamayo
 Canada (CAN)
Tara Whitten
Gillian Carleton
Jasmin Glaesser
2016 Rio de Janeiro

Individual sprint

The individual sprint was first Olympic in 1988 and has been so ever since.[5]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1988 Seoul
 Erika Salumäe (URS)  Christa Luding-Rothenburger (GDR)  Connie Young (USA)
1992 Barcelona
 Erika Salumäe (EST)  Annett Neumann (GER)  Ingrid Haringa (NED)
1996 Atlanta
 Félicia Ballanger (FRA)  Michelle Ferris (AUS)  Ingrid Haringa (NED)
2000 Sydney
 Félicia Ballanger (FRA)  Oksana Grishina (RUS)  Iryna Yanovych (UKR)
2004 Athens
 Lori-Ann Muenzer (CAN)  Tamilla Abassova (RUS)  Anna Meares (AUS)
2008 Beijing
 Victoria Pendleton (GBR)  Anna Meares (AUS)  Guo Shuang (CHN)
2012 London
 Anna Meares (AUS)  Victoria Pendleton (GBR)  Guo Shuang (CHN)
2016 Rio de Janeiro

Team sprint

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2012 London
 Germany (GER)
Kristina Vogel
Miriam Welte
 China (CHN)
Gong Jinjie
Guo Shuang
 Australia (AUS)
Kaarle McCulloch
Anna Meares
2016 Rio de Janeiro

Mountain bike

Cross-country

The cross-country has been on the Olympic program from 1996 on.[6]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1996 Atlanta
 Paola Pezzo (ITA)  Alison Sydor (CAN)  Susan DeMattei (USA)
2000 Sydney
 Paola Pezzo (ITA)  Barbara Blatter (SUI)  Margarita Fullana (ESP)
2004 Athens
 Gunn-Rita Dahle (NOR)  Marie-Hélène Prémont (CAN)  Sabine Spitz (GER)
2008 Beijing
 Sabine Spitz (GER)  Maja Włoszczowska (POL)  Irina Kalentieva (RUS)
2012 London
 Julie Bresset (FRA)  Sabine Spitz (GER)   )USA(
2016 Rio de Janeiro

BMX

The BMX was introduced in 2008.[7]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2008 Beijing
 Anne-Caroline Chausson (FRA)   )FRA(  Jill Kintner (USA)
2012 London
 Mariana Pajón (COL)  Sarah Walker (NZL)  Laura Smulders (NED)
2016 Rio de Janeiro

Discontinued events

Track cycling

Points race

The points race has been on the program from 1996 until 2008.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1996 Atlanta
 Nathalie Lancien (FRA)  Ingrid Haringa (NED)  Lucy Tyler-Sharman (AUS)
2000 Sydney
 Antonella Bellutti (ITA)  Leontien Zijlaard (NED)  Olga Slyusareva (RUS)
2004 Athens
 Olga Slyusareva (RUS)  Belem Guerrero (MEX)  María Luisa Calle (COL)
2008 Beijing
 Marianne Vos (NED)  Yoanka González (CUB)  Leire Olaberria (ESP)

Individual pursuit

The individual pursuit over 3000 m was first done in 1992 until 2008.[8]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1992 Barcelona
 Petra Rossner (GER)  Kathy Watt (AUS)  Rebecca Twigg (USA)
1996 Atlanta
 Antonella Bellutti (ITA)  Marion Clignet (FRA)  Judith Arndt (GER)
2000 Sydney
 Leontien Zijlaard (NED)  Marion Clignet (FRA)  Yvonne McGregor (GBR)
2004 Athens
 Sarah Ulmer (NZL)  Katie Mactier (AUS)  Leontien van Moorsel (NED)
2008 Beijing
 Rebecca Romero (GBR)  Wendy Houvenaghel (GBR)  Lesya Kalytovska (UKR)

Time trial

The 500 m time trial was only used in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.[9]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2000 Sydney
 Félicia Ballanger (FRA)  Michelle Ferris (AUS)  Jiang Cuihua (CHN)
2004 Athens
 Anna Meares (AUS)  Jiang Yonghua (CHN)  Natallia Tsylinskaya (BLR)

All-time medal table (women's) 1984–2012

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France (FRA) 7 5 1 13
2  Netherlands (NED) 7 2 5 14
3  Great Britain (GBR) 6 4 1 11
4  Australia (AUS) 4 5 4 13
5  Italy (ITA) 4 1 1 6
6  United States (USA) 3 5 5 13
7  Germany (GER) 3 5 2 10
8  Russia (RUS) 2 2 5 9
9  Canada (CAN) 1 2 3 6
10  New Zealand (NZL) 1 1 0 2
11  Colombia (COL) 1 0 1 2
11  Soviet Union (URS) 1 0 1 2
13  Estonia (EST) 1 0 0 1
13  Norway (NOR) 1 0 0 1
15  China (CHN) 0 3 3 6
15  Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 2 3
17  West Germany (FRG) 0 1 1 2
18  Cuba (CUB) 0 1 0 1
18  East Germany (GDR) 0 1 0 1
18  Mexico (MEX) 0 1 0 1
18  Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
18  Sweden (SWE) 0 1 0 1
23  Spain (ESP) 0 0 2 2
23  Ukraine (UKR) 0 0 2 2
25  Belarus (BLR) 0 0 1 1
25  Hong Kong (HKG) 0 0 1 1
25  Lithuania (LTU) 0 0 1 1
Total 42 42 42 126

References

  1. ^ Sports reference Olympics: Women's road race individual
  2. ^ "Women's road race results". Beijing Olympics official website. 
  3. ^ Sports Reference Olympics: women's individual time trial
  4. ^ "Women's road time trial results". Beijing Olympics official website. 
  5. ^ Sports Reference Olympics: Women's sprint
  6. ^ Sports reference Olympics: Women's mountainbike cross country
  7. ^ Sports Reference Olympics: Women's BMX
  8. ^ Sports Reference Olympics: Women's individual pursuit
  9. ^ Sports reference Olympics: Women's 500 metres time trial
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