The Olympic time trial is here!
July 27th, 2021
The road race may be in the books, but the Olympic experience isn't over yet for Eri Yonamine and Sarah Gigante, who start the elite women's time trial today, representing their home nations of Japan and Australia, respectively.
Yonamine has won the Japanese national time trial title an impressive six times, while Gigante won in 2020 and defended the Aussie title earlier this year. The two Team TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank athletes will test their talents against 27 of the best time trial specialists from 20 nations on July 28th. The first rider sets off at 11:30 a.m. (JST), or 7:30 p.m, July 27th (PDT).
Yonamine sets off at 11:36:00 a.m., and Gigante follows right behind at 11:37:30 a.m.
How to watch the Olympic time trial
The time trial will be broadcast in Europe on Eurosport and streamed online on Eurosport Player. GCN Plus is also streaming in Europe only. In the U.K., BBC will also be airing the Games
in full, with digital streaming set to be available on the BBC Sport. NBC is airing the Games in the United States with coverage available on its cable network, the NBC Sports app and on the NBC website. Check your local listings for more information on how to watch.
Top photo: Eri Yonamine with her SuperSlice Cannondale time trial bike. Photo/Kyosuke Takei. Above: Sarah Gigante rides her TT bike earlier this year.