September 20, 2017

Information about Nino Schurter

Personal facts

About him

  • Mountain bike cyclist (cross-country)
  • Born May 13, 1986
  • Pfäffikon, Switzerland
  • 1.73 m (5 feet 8 inches)
  • 68 kg (150 pounds)

Accomplishments

Olympic Games

  • Gold medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 2016.
  • Silver medal in London, United Kingdom: 2012.
  • Bronze medal in Beijing, China: 2008.
  • He participated in three Olympic Games in Beijing, China (2008), London, United Kingdom (2012) and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2016) by representing Switzerland.

World Championships

  • Winner six times: 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015 to 2017.

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

  • Winner five times of the overall rankings: 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017.
  • Winner of approximately 25 events.

National championships (Switzerland)

  • Winner seven times: 2010, 2012 to 2017.

Other victories in cross-country

  • He has won many other competitions.

Cycling facts

Mountain bike teams

  • SCOTT-Odlo MTB Racing Team, SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing Team, SCOTT Swisspower MTB and Swisspower MTB Team.

Road cycling team

  • Orica GreenEdge

World Ranking

  • During the interview (September 9, 2017), he was ranked 1st in the world ranking of the Union cycliste internationale (UCI).