Annemiek van Vleuten makes no mistake as she powers to Tokyo 2020 Olympic time trial gold medal

The Dutchwoman destroys the opposition in the individual time trial to claim her second Olympic medal of Tokyo 2020

Annemiek van Vleuten at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic time trial
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Annemiek van Vleuten (Netherlands) was untouchable in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games women's time trial, finishing 56 seconds ahead of Marlen Reusser (Switzerland) to take the gold medal.

The gold will come as sweet relief after Sunday's road race, where Van Vleuten took silver but thought she had won the race.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).