Australian women's Olympic team well supported

When the Australian team lines up for the women's road race on Sunday, they will do so as a team of three newcomers to the Olympic Games: all three of the riders who competed in Beijing have retired. But Chloe Hosking (21), Amanda Spratt (24) and Shara Gillow (24) represent the next wave of talent from Down Under. Surrounded by a wealth of experienced staff and a huge number of supporters in London and back home, the trio is prepared and confident of their medal chances.

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