Peter Sagan suffers disastrous day in Olympic MTB after bright start

Sagan suffered a puncture after the beginning of the second lap of the course in Rio, as Nino Schurter took gold

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In a typically magnificent display Nino Schurter (SUI) took gold in the Rio Olympics cross-country racing after an unexpectedly prolonged cat-and-mouse battle with Jarolslav Kulhavy (CZE). Peter Sagan (SVK) however, suffered a disastrous day after an early puncture scuppered his chances.

Schurter completes the full set of Olympic medals. He now has a bronze, a silver and a gold medal.

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