Cycling (Men's Mountain Bike)
Switzerland's Nino Schurter is one of the most successful mountain bike riders on the circuit. At his only previous Olympic appearance he won bronze in Beijing in 2008 behind French duo Julien Absalon and Jean-Christophe Peraud.
Since joining the Swisspower MTB-Team in 2003, he has won 12 world championship medals and four single world championship titles.
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Schurter turned professional in 2007.