Next up on the cycling agenda at Rio 2016, after two thrilling road races, are the individual time trials – the second and final road cycling event of the Olympic Games, taking place on Wednesday (August 10).
While defending men’s champion Sir Bradley Wiggins will not be riding, having switched his attention back to the track, Britain still boast one of the favourites for gold.
Tour de France champion Chris Froome will bid to better his bronze medal of four years ago, and has been installed as bookmaker’s favourite after Tom Dumoulin’s Tour de France crash.
Dutchman Dumoulin will also ride, but the effects of the fractured wrist he suffered at the Tour remain to be seen on a course otherwise seemingly perfect for him.
As with the road races, the course is a hilly one, favouring the likes of Froome and Dumoulin over pure time triallists like Germany’s Tony Martin.
So what’s in store, and who will be following Greg van Avermaet and Anna van der Breggen onto the top step of the podium? We’ve taken a closer look…