Lizzie Armitstead Great Britain & N. Ireland
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Key Facts

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Competed in

Date of birth

18 Dec 1988

Height

1.68m

Weight

57kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0

Sport Guides

CYCLING - ROAD

Biography

Competed in: CYCLING - ROADCycling - Road

The former star of the track is hoping the 140km road race will bring her Olympic glory

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Lizzie Armitstead competed in CYCLING - ROAD

Did you know?

  • The men’s Road Race is approximately 250km long, while the women race over 140km. In both races all competitors start together.
  • For the shorter Time Trial (44km for men, 29km for women), the riders start 90 seconds apart, and the winner is the rider with the fastest time over the course.
  • The road races start and end in The Mall while the time trials will begin and end at historic Hampton Court Palace in south-west London.
  • Road cycling has appeared at every Olympic Games since 1912, when Rudolph ‘Okey’ Lewis of South Africa won the time trial.
  • A total of 212 cyclists will take part in the road races at London 2012.

Results for Lizzie Armitstead

Date Event Rank Mark
1 Aug Women's Individual Time Trial Final, Individual Time Trial 10 39:26.24
29 Jul Women's Road Race Final, Road Race 2 silver 3:35:29

Head to Head

Lizzie Armitstead vs Emma Pooley

Lizzie Armitstead

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London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

39:26.24 Women's Individual Time Trial

Height

1.68m (5'6")

Weight

57kg

Age

25

Emma Pooley

Emma Pooley Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

38:37.70 Women's Individual Time Trial

Height

1.57m (5'2")

Weight

48kg

Age

32

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