Summer Olympics 2016 Rio: Riders road race – women

marianne vos Olympic champion 2012The Olympic road race women is held on Sunday, August 7. Title defender Marianne Vos faces strong competition by the likes of World Champion Elizabeth Armitstead and former World Champion Pauline Ferrand-Prévot. Cyclingstage.com brings you the start list for the women's road race at the Summer Olympics in Rio. (Slideshow route/profile)

On a tough course these women are to compete the gold medal.

Start list Olympic Road Race for women, in Rio

Countries with four riders
Australia: Gracie Elvin, Katrin Garfoot, Rachel Neylan, Amanda Spratt
Germany: Lisa Brennauer, Romy Kasper, Claudia Lichtenberg, Trixi Worrack
Italy: Elisa Longo Borghini, Giorgia Bronzini, Tatiana Guderzo, Elena Cecchini
Netherlands: Marianne Vos, Anna van der Breggen, Ellen van Dijk, Annemiek van Vleuten
United States: Mara Abbott, Kristin Armstrong, Megan Guarnier, Evelyn Stevens

Countries with three riders
Belgium: Ann-Sophie Duyck, Lotte Kopecky, Anisha Vekemans
Canada: Karol-Ann Canuel, Leah Kirchmann, Tara Whitten
Great Britain: Elizabeth Armitstead, Nikki Harris, Emma Pooley
Poland: Katarzyna Niewiadoma, Malgorzata Jasinska, Anna Plichta
Sweden: Emma Johansson, Sara Mustonen, Emilia Fahlin

Countries with two riders
Brazil: Clemilda Fernandes, Flávia Oliveira
France: Pauline Ferrand-Prévot, Audrey Cordon
Luxembourg: Christine Majerus, Chantal Hoffmann

Countries with one rider
Austria: Martina Ritter
Azerbaijan: Olena Pavlukhina
Belarus: Alena Amialiusik
Chile: Paola Munoz Grandon
Chinese Taipei: Ting Ying Huang
Colombia: Ana Christina Sanabria Sanchez
Cuba: Arlenis Sierra
Cyprus: Antri Christoforou
Spain: Ane Santesteban
Finland: Lotta Lepistö
Israel: Shani Bloch
Japan: Eri Yonamine
Lithuania: Daiva Tuslaite
Mexico: Carolina Rodriguez Gutierrez
Namibia: Vera Adrian
New Zealand: Linda Villumsen
Norway: Vita Heine
Slovenia: Polona Batagelj
South Africa: Ashleigh Moolman
South Korea: Ah Reum Na
Spain: Ane Santesteban
Switzerland: Jolanda Neff
Thailand: Jutatip Maneephan
Ukraine: Hanna Solovey
Venezuela: Yennifer Cesar

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