Guarnier one of four big cards to play for Team USA at Rio Olympics

Four years ago, Megan Guarnier was on the losing end of a painful arbitration to win a spot on Team USA for the Olympic Games in London. Ahead of the Rio Games, the 31-year-old vowed she would not leave anything to chance. In 2012, she petitioned to be in the team as a support rider and lost. This year, she knew she had to prove that she was capable of winning a medal by beating the best in the world. To say she surpassed that goal would be an understatement.

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Laura Weislo
Managing Editor

Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.