Switzerland names first Olympic picks

The Swiss cycling federation has picked its first three track riders for the Beijing Olympics. Swiss...

The Swiss cycling federation has picked its first three track riders for the Beijing Olympics. Swiss Cycling announced that Karin Thürig will ride the individual pursuit.

For the men, Franco Marvulli and Bruno Risi will ride the Madison. "Whether one or both of these athletes will also be at the start in the points race, will be decided at the time in consultation with Swiss Olympic," the federation said. (SW)

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