Olympics: Women’s Cycling (With NorthEscambia Gallery)

July 31, 2012

American  Shelley Olds (Groton, Mass.) finished in seventh place in the women’s cycling road race at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

A Molino family living in England was there for the women’s cycling road race with photos for NorthEscambia.com. To view the photo gallery, click here.

The gold medal went to the Netherlands’ Marianne Vos, who covered the route in 3:35.29. Elizabeth Armitstead gave host Great Britain its first medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games with her silver medal finish, while Olga Zabelinskaya of Russia won the bronze in 3:35:31.

Other American finishers were: Evelyn Stevens (Acton, Mass.), 24th, 3:35:56; Kristin Armstrong (Boise, Idaho), 35th, 3:36:16; and Amber Neben (Irvine, Calif.), 36th, 3:36:20.

Pictured top: Marianne Vos of the Netherlands (in orange, near the left) took the gold medal in women’s cycling during the Olympic Games in London. Pictured inset: Locals support the Great Britain team. Pictured below: The women’s cycling race winds through Box Hill in Surray England. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

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