Rio Olympics 2016: Nino Schurter wins men’s mountain bike cross country gold
Switzerland's Nino Schurter has won mountain bike cross country Olympic gold, to add to his four world titles.
Schurter, 30, was in a close contest with defending champion Jaroslav Kulhavy of Czech Republic until midway through the fifth lap, but then raced clear in the final five kilometres.
Two-time Olympic champion Julien Absalon of France was expected to challenge, but finished eighth.
Spain's Carlos Coloma took bronze, with Britain's Grant Ferguson in 17th.
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