Marianne Vos of the Netherlands took home the gold medal in the women's road race that concluded on Sunday. Great Britain's Elizabeth Aristead won the silver medal and Russia's Olga Zabelinskaya won the bronze medal.
Irvine-native Amber Neben finished 36th overall with a time of 3:36.20, Vos finished in first at 3:35.29. Neben finished fourth among Team USA riders. Team USA's Shelley Olds led her team, finishing seventh overall with a time of 3:35.56.
Here is some reaction from Twitter on Neben's finish:
Enjoyed ride with UCI cycling team & post ride brunch w/UCI alum Amber Neben couple of years back. Great watching her riding for team USA!— UCI Chancellor (@UCI_Chancellor) July 29, 2012
"@UCIAthletics: CYCLING: UCI grad Amber Neben finishes 36th (4th among Americans) in women's road race" she's fast! I've trained with her— Robbie Seldomridge (@OfficialRobbie) July 29, 2012