Flückiger make history at mountain bike Worlds

Swiss brothers Lukas and Mathias Flückiger made history on Saturday at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Saalfelden, Austria, when both stepped onto the podium after the elite men's cross country race. Lukas earned a silver medal ahead of younger brother Mathias, who got bronze. They were the first siblings to share a Worlds podium in mountain biking.

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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.