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UCI Mountain Bike World Championships – in pictures

We’re two days into the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships – here are the best images from Champery, Switzerland.

Report: Annie Last claims second world under-23 silver
Report: France win World Championships team relay

Nino Schurter produced a superb final lap to lift defending team relay champions Swtizerland from fifth to second

Great Britain – Kenta Gallagher, Grant Ferguson, Tracy Moseley and Liam Killeen (pictured) – finished ninth

Katy Winton finished 28th in the women’s junior race, while Beth Crumpton came 33rd

Matthew Sumpton crashed on the first lap of the men’s junior race and withdrew with a broken collarbone

That left Grant Ferguson to fly the flag in the men’s junior race

Grant Ferguson went on to register a career-best fourth

Overall World Cup champion Julie Bresset started as overwhelming favourite in the women’s under-23 race

The French sensation was locked in a battle with Great Britain’s Annie Last from the gun

But Julie Bresset soon asserted her dominance, leaving Annie Last to take silver

Annie Last’s silver medal was her second in successive years

All photos © British Cycling

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