Swiss mountain bikers sweep the board

Swiss men took gold, silver and bronze for cross-country at the mountain bike world championships held in the Val di Sole in Italy on Sunday.

This content was published on June 22, 2008 minutes

Christoph Sauser came first with a lead of almost three minutes over Florian Vogel. In third place was Ralph Näf.

Sauser covered the 40.66 km in 1 hour 58 minutes 26 seconds, averaging 20.6 kilometres per hour.

The cross-country discipline is regarded as the most important in mountain biking.

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