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2012 Olympics, Women's Cycling Individual Time Trial: American Kristin Armstrong Repeats As Gold Medalist

American cyclist Kristin Armstrong was looking to make history in the women's cycling individual time trial on Wednesday during the 2012 London Olympic Games as she looked to defend her gold medal from the 2008 games in Bejing. And after another dominate performance, Armstong has indeed repeated as the gold medalist of the event.

Finishing the 29-kilometer course in a blazing time of37:34.82, Armstrong took home the gold by beating the field by nearly 16 seconds. The 38-year old also made history as the oldest champion of a women's road cycling event ever at the Olympics.

Judith Arndt of Germany won the silver medal in a time of 37:50.29, while Russia's Olga Zabelinskaya won her second bronze medal of the Olympics, finishing the time trial in 37:57.35.

Seattle native Amber Neben would finish in seventh place in the time trial, completing the course in a time of 38:45.17.

Check out SI's complete medal tracker here.

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