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Big Haul at Great Wall! Zipp Athletes Earn Four Medals in Olympic Time Trial.

August 13th, 2008

Zipp Equipped Fabian Cancellara (Swi) captured the gold medal in today’s Olympic time trial. His time, over the 48K course was 1.02.11, achieved on a Zipp 900 Disc and a Zipp 1080 front. Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe), also on a Zipp 900 Disc but with a Zipp 808 front, got the silver medal with a time of 1.02.44.

American Kristin Armstrong was riding a Zipp 900 Disc and an 808 front, winning the women’s TT, and scorching the 23.5k course with a time of 34.51.27. Team Cervelo-Lifeforce teammate Karin Thürig (Swi), also on Zipp wheels, captured the bronze.

Congratulations to all of the Zipp equipped athletes on their Olympic performances!

Photo of Kristin Armstrong is courtesy of