Absalon aims to make it three Olympic golds in a row

Cycling at the 2012 Olympic Games will wrap up this weekend, August 11-12 with the final events in its programme: the elite men's and elite women's cross country mountain bike races. It will be the fifth time that mountain biking is an Olympic sport; it debuted in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Sue George is an editor at Cyclingnews.  She coordinates all of the site's mountain bike race coverage and assists with the road, 'cross and track coverage.