The time trial is one of two road bicycle racing events held at the Summer Olympics, the other being the road race. The time trial has individual starts in intervals. The men's time trials was first held at the 1912, and then again in 1996 Summer Olympics after professional and amateur cycling made a resurgence in popularity. The women's event was first contested at the 1996 Summer Olympics. The women's individual time trial was introduced in 1996, and has been run ever since.[1]

Medalists

Men

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1912 Stockholm
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Rudolph Lewis
 Great Britain
Frederick Grubb
 Great Britain
Carl Schutte
 United States
1920 Antwerp
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Harry Stenqvist
 Sweden
Henry Kaltenbrunn
 South Africa
Fernand Canteloube
 France
1924 Paris
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Armand Blanchonnet
 France
Henri Hoevenaers
 Belgium
René Hamel
 France
1928 Amsterdam
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Henry Hansen
 Denmark
Frank Southall
 Great Britain
Gösta Carlsson
 Sweden
1932 Los Angeles
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Attilio Pavesi
 Italy
Guglielmo Segato
 Italy
Bernhard Britz
 Sweden
1928–1992 not included in the Olympic program
1996 Atlanta
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Miguel Indurain
 Spain
Abraham Olano
 Spain
Chris Boardman
 Great Britain
2000 Sydney
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Viacheslav Ekimov
 Russia
Jan Ullrich
 Germany
None awarded[2]
2004 Athens
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Viatcheslav Ekimov
 Russia
Bobby Julich
 United States
Michael Rogers
 Australia
2008 Beijing
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Fabian Cancellara
 Switzerland
Gustav Larsson
 Sweden
Levi Leipheimer
 United States
2012 London
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Bradley Wiggins
 Great Britain
Tony Martin
 Germany
Chris Froome
 Great Britain
2016 Rio de Janeiro
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Fabian Cancellara
 Switzerland
Tom Dumoulin
 Netherlands
Chris Froome
 Great Britain
2020 Tokyo
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Primož Roglič
 Slovenia
Tom Dumoulin
 Netherlands
Rohan Dennis
 Australia

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Medalists by country after Summer Olympic Tokyo 2020

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Great Britain (GBR) 2 2 3 7
2  Russia (RUS) 2 0 0 2
 Switzerland (SUI) 2 0 0 2
4  Sweden (SWE) 1 1 2 4
5  Italy (ITA) 1 1 0 2
 Belgium (BEL) 1 1 0 2
7  France (FRA) 1 0 2 3
8  Denmark (DEN) 1 0 0 1
 Slovenia (SLO) 1 0 0 1
10  United States (USA) 0 2 2 4
11  Netherlands (NED) 0 2 0 2
12  South Africa (RSA) 0 1 0 1
 Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
 Belgium (BEL) 0 1 0 1
15  Australia (AUS) 0 0 2 2

Women

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1996 Atlanta
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Zulfiya Zabirova
 Russia
Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli
 France
Clara Hughes
 Canada
2000 Sydney
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Leontien Zijlaard
 Netherlands
Mari Holden
 United States
Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli
 France
2004 Athens
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Leontien van Moorsel
 Netherlands
Dede Barry
 United States
Karin Thürig
 Switzerland
2008 Beijing[5]
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Kristin Armstrong
 United States
Emma Pooley
 Great Britain
Karin Thürig
 Switzerland
2012 London
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Kristin Armstrong
 United States
Judith Arndt
 Germany
Olga Zabelinskaya
 Russia
2016 Rio de Janeiro
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Kristin Armstrong
 United States
Olga Zabelinskaya
 Russia
Anna van der Breggen
 Netherlands
2020 Tokyo
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Annemiek van Vleuten
 Netherlands
Marlen Reusser
 Switzerland
Anna van der Breggen
 Netherlands

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Medalists by country after Summer Olympic Tokyo 2020

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 3 2 0 5
2  Netherlands (NED) 3 0 2 5
3  Russia (RUS) 1 1 1 3
4  Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 2 3
5  France (FRA) 0 1 1 2
7  Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 0 1
 Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
8  Canada (CAN) 0 0 1 1

References

  1. ^ Sports Reference Olympics: women's individual time trial
  2. ^ On 17 January 2013, Lance Armstrong was stripped of the bronze medal and disqualified by the International Olympic Committee for an anti-doping rule violation. They also decided not to award Spanish cyclist Abraham Olano the medal, as he had also tested positive for doping, back in 1998.
  3. ^ "Cycling at the Summer Olympics", Wikipedia, 2021-07-24, retrieved 2021-07-25
  4. ^ "Olympics Site Closed | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". www.sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2021-07-25.
  5. ^ "Women's road time trial results". Beijing Olympics official website.
  6. ^ Sports Reference Olympics: Women's sprint