Lizzie Armitstead Great Britain & N. Ireland
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Key Facts

Country

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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Chris Hoy celebrates his sixth Olympic gold medal

Momentous Games for GB track cyclists

Team GB have another momentous Olympic Games in the velodrome as they match the gold medal total of seven achieved in Beijing

7 Aug 12

GB's Lizzie Armitstead GB's Pooley misses out in time trial

Team GB riders Emma Pooley and Lizzie Armitstead finish outside the medals in the women's road race. Kristin Armstrong won the gold medal to retain her title.

Kristin Armstrong and son GB miss out on time trial medal

British cyclists Emma Pooley and Lizzie Armitstead miss out on an Olympic time trial medal as Kristin Armstrong takes gold.

Lizzie Armitstead riding behind Marianne Vos Armitstead lifted by GB support

Women's Road Race

29 Jul 12

Lizzie Armitstead praises the support she was given on her way to a silver medal in Sunday's Olympic women's road race.

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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

Lizzie Armitstead One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

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

31

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