Women’s road race at the Athens Olympics

Date: August 12, 2020 / Posted by Glenn Mitchell




Sara Carrigan rode through the streets of Athens in 2004 to claim gold in the women’s 126km road race, coming over the top of Germany’s Judith Arndt in the shadow of the line. It was only the second time, after Kathy Watt in Barcelona 12 years earlier, that Australia had won the gold medal in a road race event at the Olympic Games.

The day after her gold medal triumph in spoke to her in the ABC studios at the International Broadcast Centre.

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