April 14, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong is returning to professional cycling.

USA Cycling announced Tuesday that the 41-year-old Boise, Idaho, resident has been named to the 2015 Pan American Continental Road Championships roster.

Armstrong won gold in the time trial at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and again in the time trial at the 2012 London Olympics. She then retired for three years.

Armstrong, who has a 4-year-old son, says in a statement that she's thrilled to be representing Team USA in her first race back.

She also announced her return on Twitter and Facebook.

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