clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

London Olympics Results: Marianne Vos Wins Gold In Women's Cycling Road Race

The Netherlands is celebrating a gold medal in the women's road race on Sunday with Marianne Vos' victory in London. With pouring rain for much of the race, Vos was in a breakaway group of three riders when at the mark for the final 200 meters she made her move and accelerated ahead of her two competitors. She finished with a time of 3:35:29.

Finishing in second place with the same time was Great Britain's Elizabeth Armitstead, winning the first medal for the host country. Olga Zabelinskaya took the bronze medal with a finishing time of 3:35:31. The complete results can be found here.

For the United States, Shelly Olds came in seventh place with a finish time of 3:35:56. Idaho's Kristin Armstrong finished in 35th place (3:36:16).

Keep up with the medal count at Sports Illustrated.

For more, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver and check out SB Nation's 2012 Summer Olympics hub.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube