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List of the best cycling Olympic athletes of all time, with photos of the athletes when available. The famous cycling event Olympians on this list are all regarded as some of the toughest athletes to have ever competed at the Olympics. Almost every one of these historic cycling Olympians have taken home a medal, which is why they've earned a spot on this list. Only the greatest cycling Olympic athletes are featured on the front page of this list, so be sure to vote for who you believe are the best cycling athletes and vote down the ones you disagree with.

List is made up of many different athletes, including Lance Armstrong and Victoria Pendleton.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Olympic cycling athletes?" and "Who is the best cycling competitor of all time?"

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Rebecca Twigg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Rebecca Twigg age 52

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Jens Voigt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Jens Voigt age 44

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Chris Boardman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Marcus Hurley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Marcus Hurley Died at 58 (1883-1941)

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Jan Ullrich is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Jan Ullrich age 42

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Cadel Evans is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Cadel Evans age 38

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Connie Carpenter-Phinney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Steve Bauer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Steve Bauer age 56

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Jeannie Longo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Jeannie Longo age 57

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Davis Phinney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Davis Phinney age 56

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Thor Hushovd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Thor Hushovd age 37

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Viatcheslav Ekimov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Bradley Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Erik Zabel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Erik Zabel age 45

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Sylvain Chavanel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Judith Arndt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Judith Arndt age 39

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Tadej Valjavec is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Lutz Heßlich is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Lutz Heßlich age 56

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Leonard Nitz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Leonard Nitz age 59

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Mark Gorski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Mark Gorski age 55

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Jaroslav Kulhavy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Alex Zülle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Alex Zülle age 47

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Serhiy Honchar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Sayuri Osuga is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Sayuri Osuga age 35

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Ryder Hesjedal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Ryan Cox is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Ryan Cox Died at 28 (1979-2007)

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Paolo Bettini is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Paolo Bettini age 41

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Pavel Padrnos is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Pavel Padrnos age 45

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Bernhard Eisel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Stuart O'Grady is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Max van Heeswijk is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Evgeni Berzin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Evgeni Berzin age 45

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Trixi Worrack is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Trixi Worrack age 34

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Steve Hegg is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Steve Hegg age 52

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Emmanuel Buchmann is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Emmanuel Buchmann

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Rolf Aldag is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Rolf Aldag age 47

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Bob Mionske is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Bob Mionske age 53

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Alexi Grewal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Alexi Grewal age 55

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Ron Kiefel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Ron Kiefel age 55

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Andrey Kivilev is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Andrey Kivilev Died at 30 (1973-2003)

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Roger Hammond is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Roger Hammond age 41

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Roger Beaufrand is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Roger Beaufrand Died at 99 (1908-2007)

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Robert Charpentier is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Robert Charpentier Died at 50 (1916-1966)

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Rik Verbrugghe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Richard Virenque is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Russell Mockridge is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Russell Mockridge Died at 30 (1928-1958)

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Ruthie Matthes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling

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Amy Gillett is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Amy Gillett Died at 29 (1976-2005)

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Alvin Loftes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Alvin Loftes Died at 80 (1891-1971)

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Alison Sydor is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes in Cycling
Alison Sydor age 49