Olympics: Neff leads Swiss sweep in women's mountain bike

Jolanda Neff celebrates after winning gold for the Olympic women's mountain bike event in Shizuoka, Japan, on July 27, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

IZU (REUTERS) - Jolanda Neff led a Swiss clean sweep of medals in the Olympic women's mountain bike event with a masterful victory on a slippery Izu circuit on Tuesday (July 27).

Former world champion Neff got ahead early as several favourites made mistakes in a chaotic start and produced an error-free ride to win by one minute 10 seconds from teammate Sina Frei.

Linda Indergand completed the Swiss dominance as she took the bronze medal.

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