Tag: Kristin Armstrong

Bicycle theft strikes gold-medal winner Kristin Armstrong

When Olympic gold-medal winner Kristin Armstrong of Boise opened on Tuesday two bicycle boxes used to ship home her racing bicycles she used in the Summer Games in London, they were empty.

One — the Felt DA time trial bike — is valued at about $30,000. The other — a Felt F1 road bike — …

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Repeat gold performance by US woman at Olympics; men’s results

American Kristin Armstrong won her second career Olympic gold medal on Wednesday in the individual time trial cycling event.

The victory by the 38-year-old Boise, Idaho, resident was made all the more remarkable by her recovery from a broken collarbone suffered during a similar event at the Exergy Tour prologue at the end of May.

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