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Athletes laud Rio 2016 mountain bike course

  • The world's top mountain bike riders have praised the course that will stage the sport at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Switzerland's reigning world champion Nino Schurter overcame scorching heat to win the men's event while Italy's Eva Lechner took gold in the women's category, reported Xinhua news agency. "The organization was great, everything went well, and I'm sure we are going to have an awesome Olympic race here next year," Schurter told Rio2016.com. Source: IANS