Please note: the information below is accurate as of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

In the past couple of years Joëlle Numainville has established herself as Canada’s top female road racer. In April 2012 she earned her first World Cup podium with a third place finish at the famed Tour of Flanders. She followed that up with a 12th place finish in the road race at her first Olympic Games in 2012, making her the top Canadian in the event. Numainville began her cycling career as a mountain biker before switching to the road. She is studying finance at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM).