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2020 Olympics Cycling:
Road Races, Time Trials and Track

July–August, 2021

Tokyo Olympics

Olympic cycle competitions historical results | 2016 Olympics

Road events results:

Track events:

Saturday, July 24: Men's road race.

Complete men's road race results, photos, course map & profile & start list

Ricjard Carapaz

Richard Carapaz is the new Olympic road race champion.


1 CARAPAZ Richard Ecuador 6hr 5min 26sec
2 VAN AERT Wout Belgium @ 1min 7sec
3 POGAČAR Tadej Slovenia s.t.
4 MOLLEMA Bauke Netherlands s.t.
5 WOODS Michael Canada s.t.
6 MCNULTY Brandon United States s.t.
7 GAUDU David France s.t.
8 URÁN Rigoberto Colombia s.t.
9 YATES Adam Great Britain s.t.
10 SCHACHMANN Maximilian Germany 1:21

Sunday, July 25: Women's Road Race

Complete women's road race results, photos, course map & profile & start list

Anna Kiesenhofer

Anna Kiesenhofer takes the gold.


1 KIESENHOFER Anna Austria 3hr 52min 45sec
2 VAN VLEUTEN Annemiek Netherlands @ 1min 15sec
3 LONGO BORGHINI Elisa Italy 1:29
4 KOPECKY Lotte Belgium 1:39
5 VOS Marianne Netherlands 1:46
6 BRENNAUER Lisa Germany s.t.
7 RIVERA Coryn United States s.t.
8 CAVALLI Marta Italy s.t.
9 ZABELINSKAYA Olga Uzbekistan s.t.
10 LUDWIG Cecilie Uttrup Denmark s.t.

Wednesday, July 28 : Men's Olympic time trial, 44.2 km

Course map & profile | Men's time trial photos

Primoz Roglic

Primoz Roglic on his way to a gold medal.

Weather at Fuji Shi, near the finish at 11:42 AM, local time: 30C (86F), mostly cloudy, with the wind from the southeast 8 km/hr (5 mph). There is a 20% chance of rain.

The race: Here's the UCI's race summary:

The men's event saw an impressive battle between the most powerful riders starting towards the end. With two laps (44.2km) to cover in the heat, effort management was essential to claim a medal. But contenders still had to go hard from the start. At the first intermediate point, there were seven riders within 15'': Filippo Ganna (ITA), Primož Roglič (SLO), Tom Dumoulin (NED), Wout van Aert (BEL), Rohan Dennis (AUS), Rémi Cavagna (FRA) and Stefan Küng (SUI). 

The strong men were already at the front, battling for Olympic gold, and, unsurprisingly, they also led the way through the second intermediate point. Cavagna was slipping back, trailing by 30'' behind Roglič, who had put himself in prime position to triumph, although his Jumbo-Visma teammates Dumoulin and Van Aert were right behind him... five contenders were still within 10''.

The second lap opened much bigger differences as Roglič found a significantly higher pace than all his rivals. He was the only one able to maintain the same speed, while the others faded. The final climb, with its sections of 10% gradient, put everyone in their places. And nobody could resist the Slovenian star in this setting, as he finished in 55'04''19 and opened gaps of over a minute.

The battle for the other podium positions was much tighter, with only 4'' separating silver medalist Dumoulin, 2nd in 56'05''58, and 5th placed Ganna (56'09'’93). Only 0.4 seconds behind Dennis (3rd), Küng saw the Olympic Games podium escape him.

As for Ganna, he’ll find other opportunities in Tokyo 2020, on the velodrome in Izu where the track cycling competitions get underway on 2 August. The road cycling events have crowned four different stars - Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz, Austria’s Kiesenhofer, The Netherlands’ Van Vleuten and Slovenia’s Roglič – while mountain bike has two new Olympic Champions – Thomas Pidcock (GBR) and Jolanda Neff (SUI).

Complete results:


44.2 kilometers raced at an average speed of 48.160 km/hr

1 ROGLIČ Primož Slovenia 55min 4sec
2 DUMOULIN Tom Netherlands @ 1min 1sec
3 DENNIS Rohan Australia 1:04
4 KÜNG Stefan Switzerland s.t.
5 GANNA Filippo Italy 1:06
6 VAN AERT Wout Belgium 1:41
7 ASGREEN Kasper Denmark 1:48
8 URÁN Rigoberto Colombia 2:15
9 EVENEPOEL Remco Belgium 2:17
10 BEVIN Patrick New Zealand 2:20
11 BETTIOL Alberto Italy 2:34
12 THOMAS Geraint Great Britain 2:42
13 HOULE Hugo Canada 2:52
14 DE BOD Stefan South Africa 2:53
15 SCHACHMANN Maximilian Germany 3:30
16 ALMEIDA João Portugal s.t.
17 CAVAGNA Rémi France 3:35
18 BODNAR Maciej Poland 3:43
19 ARNDT Nikias Germany 3:45
20 VLASOV Aleksandr ROC 3:51
21 OLIVEIRA Nelson Portugal 3:55
22 KANGERT Tanel Estonia 4:01
23 FOSS Tobias Norway 4:47
24 MCNULTY Brandon United States 4:54
25 BENNETT George New Zealand 5:24
26 KUKRLE Michael Czech Republic 5:37
27 PORTE Richie Australia 5:49
28 ROCHE Nicolas Ireland 6:19
29 GEOGHEGAN HART Tao Great Britain 6:41
30 SKUJIŅŠ Toms Latvia 7:01
31 KONRAD Patrick Austria s.t.
32 LUTSENKO Alexey Kazakhstan 7:17
33 GHEBREIGZABHIER Amanuel Eritrea 8:19
34 CRADDOCK Lawson United States 8:49
35 SAFARZADEH Saeeid Iran 10:10
36 LAGAB Azzedine Algeria 10:17
37 KUBIŠ Lukáš Slovakia 11:21
38 WAIS Ahmad Badreddin Refugee Olympic Team 13:36

Course map & profile (date on map is in error), 44.2 km:

Mens Olympic time trial map

Mens Olympic time trial map and profile, a challenging course

Men's Olympic time trial photos by Fotoreporter Sirotti:

Richie Porte

Richie Porte was 27th.

Brandon McNulty

Brandon McNulty was 24th

Geraint Thomas

Twelfth place Geraint Thomas

Kasper Asgreen

Kasper Asgreen rode to seventh place.

Wout van Aert

Wout van Aert was sixth

Filippo Ganna

Fifth place Filippo Ganna

Stefan Kung

Stefan Küng was fourth

Rohan Dennis

Rohan Dennis was third

Tom Dumoulin

Tom Dumoulin headed for a silver medal

Primoz roglic

Primoz Roglic riding for the gold.

Wout van and & Primoz Roglic

Wout van Aert congratulates Primoz Roglic.

Primoz Roglic

Gold Medalist Primoz Roglic


The podium, from left: Tom Dumoulin (2nd), Primoz Roglic (1st) & Rohan Dennis (3rd)

Primoz Roglic

Slovenians rejoice in Roglic's victory

Wednesday, July 28: Women's Olympic time trial, 22.1 km

Course map & profile | Women's time trial photos

Annemiek van Vleuten

Annemiek van Vleuten riding her way to a gold medal.

Weather at Fuji Shi, near the finish at 11:42 AM, local time: 30C (86F), mostly cloudy, with the wind from the southeast 8 km/hr (5 mph). There is a 20% chance of rain.

The race: Here's the UCI's race summary.

Finally, Annemiek van Vleuten has got her crown at the Olympic Games! The Dutchwoman claimed the gold medal on Wednesday, crushing the women's individual time trial (ITT) set around the Fuji International Speedway. After 22.1 demanding kilometres with Mount Fuji as the dramatic backdrop, Van Vleuten won ahead of Switzerland's Marlen Reusser (+56'') and another Dutchwoman, Anna van der Breggen, who took the bronze medal (+1'01'').

Silver medallist in the road race on Sunday, with only Austria's Anna Kiesenhofer to prevent her from taking gold, Van Vleuten had already come very close to Olympic glory five years ago, as she was leading the road race before suffering a brutal crash. On Wednesday, it was time for her to celebrate. The two-time ITT UCI World Champion (2017, 2018) succeeds USA's Kristin Armstrong, now retired after dominating the time trial events in the last three Olympic Games.

Van Vleuten dominates from the start, Reusser impresses in the finale
The demanding route could only see a powerful rider make her way to victory among the 25 starters who participated from 11:30 local time. Van Vleuten rode off at 11:58, and quickly clocked the best time at the intermediate point atop the first climb of the day (km 9), already putting a distance of almost 20'' between her and her closest rivals.

Among the favourites of the day, USA's Chloé Dygert didn't find her pace on the ascent and had already dropped 51'' at the first intermediate. Meanwhile Van der Breggen showed she was well in the race, despite a crash during a reconnaissance ride, as she had the third best intermediate time, just behind Australia's Grace Brown.

At 38 years old, Van Vleuten mastered her efforts and maintained a high pace to still be in the lead at the second split. Grace Brown confirmed her great start, trailing by 28'', just ahead of Van der Breggen (+29''). The Australian rider looked likely to take silver on the finish line – but Marlen Reusser had different plans, despite occupying only 5th place at the second intermediate point.

The third and last section was very demanding too, as the gaps on the line show. The top three contenders were within 30'' at the 2nd intermediate point but these differences doubled by the time they made it back to the Fuji International Speedway. Reusser's strong finish brought her a first Olympic Games medal. Van der Breggen saved her spot on the podium, taking bronze in the ITT just like she did five years earlier in Rio, while Brown dropped to 4th position (+1'08'').

Complete results:


22.1 kilometers raced at an average speed of 43.883 km/hr

1 VAN VLEUTEN Annemiek Netherlands 30min 13sec
2 REUSSER Marlen Switzerland @ 56sec
3 VAN DER BREGGEN Anna Netherlands 1:02
4 BROWN Grace Australia 1:09
5 NEBEN Amber United States 1:13
6 BRENNAUER Lisa Germany 1:57
7 DYGERT Chloe United States 2:16
8 MOOLMAN Ashleigh South Africa 2:24
9 LABOUS Juliette France 2:29
10 LONGO BORGHINI Elisa Italy 2:47
11 GIGANTE Sarah Australia 2:48
12 KIRCHMANN Leah Canada s.t.
13 KLEIN Lisa Germany s.t.
14 CANUEL Karol-Ann Canada 2:54
15 SHAPIRA Omer Israel 3:02
16 AMIALIUSIK Alena Belarus 3:08
17 NORSGAARD Emma Denmark 3:37
18 SHACKLEY Anna Great Britain 4:00
19 VAN DE VELDE Julie Belgium 4:10
20 AALERUD Katrine Norway 4:20
21 MAJERUS Christine Luxembourg 4:21
22 YONAMINE Eri Japan s.t.
23 GARCÍA Mavi Spain 4:26
24 PLICHTA Anna Poland 4:43
25 ALIZADA Masomah Refugee Olympic Team 13:51

Course map & profile (date on map is in error), 22.1 km:

Womens time trial map

Women's Olympic time trial map & profile

Women's Olympic Time Trial photos by Fotoreporter Sirotti:

Anna Shackley

Anna Shackley rode to 18th place

Leah Kirchmann

Leah Kirchmann was 12th

Elisa Longo Borghini

Elisa Longo Borghini was tenth.

Juliette Labous

Juliette Labous riding to ninth place.

Chloe dygert

Seventh place Chloe Dygert

Lisa Brennauer

Lisa Brennauer was sixth.

Grace Brown

Fourth place Grace Brown

Anna van der Breggen

Anna Van der Breggen riding to third place

Marlen Reusser

Second-place Marlen Reusser

Annemiek van Vleuten

Annemiek van Vleuten riding to gold.

Annemiek van Veuten

Winner Annemiek van Vleuten after the race.

Annemiek van Vleuten

Van Vleuten enjoys her win.

Annemiek van Vleuten

Gold medalist Annemiek van Vleuten

Women's time trial podium

The podium, from left: Marlen Reusser (2nd), Annemiek van Vleuten (1st) & Anna Van der Breggen (3rd)