On Sunday, July 29 Evelyn Stevens (Dartmouth ’05) competed for the United States in women’s road cycling. At 29, Stevens was making her first appearance in the Olympic Games. While at Dartmouth, she was an Ivy League tennis player and after graduation, Stevens went on to work as an investment-banking analyst on Wall Street before turning her attention to cycling.
In a race that began with 66 riders, Stevens placed 24th in a time of 3:35:56, 27 seconds behind gold medalist Marianne Voss of the Netherlands. Stevens was the second American finisher.
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