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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 - 17:59

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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