15 Feb 2012

Olympic champion cyclist to ride in the Manawatu

10:24 am on 15 February 2012

World and Olympic champion cyclist Kristin Armstrong of the United States has confirmed her entry in next week's New Zealand women's Cycle Tour.

Armstrong won the tour in 2008 before going on to claim the Beijing Olympic Time Trial gold medal.

She joins another former world champion Judith Arndt of Germany in the field for the 5-day tour in the Manawatu.

Armstrong will ride in the USA National team on the tour.