1996 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships

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1996 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships
Thomas Frischknecht competing in the Elite Men's Cross Country at the 1996 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia
Host city Cairns, Australia
Date(s)  (1996-09-18 - 1996-09-19)18–19 September 1996
Events 9
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The 1996 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships was the 7th edition of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. The events included were cross-country and downhill.

The 1996 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships were the first to be held in Australia, all previous editions having been held in North America or Europe.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Cross-country[1]  Thomas Frischknecht (SUI)  Rune Høydahl (NOR)  Hubert Pallhuber (ITA)
Under 23 cross-country  Dario Acquaroli (ITA)  Miguel Martinez (FRA)  Cadel Evans (AUS)
Junior cross-country  José Antonio Hermida (ESP)  Mickaël Reynaud (FRA)  Håkon Austad (NOR)
Downhill[2]  Nicolas Vouilloz (FRA)  Shaun Palmer (USA)  Bas De Bever (NED)
Junior downhill[3]  Andy Büler (SUI)  Cédric Gracia (FRA)  Maxime Gardella (FRA)

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Cross-country[4]  Alison Sydor (CAN)  Ruthie Matthes (USA)  Maria Paola Turcutto (ITA)
Junior cross-country  Helena Eriksson (SWE)  Emelie Öhrstig (SWE)  Sonja Morf (SUI)
Downhill[5]  Anne-Caroline Chausson (FRA)  Leigh Donovan (USA)  Missy Giove (USA)
Junior downhill[6]  Nolvenn Le Caër (FRA)  Sari Jörgensen (SUI)  Sabrina Jonnier (FRA)

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 3 3 2 8
2   Switzerland 2 1 1 4
3  Sweden 1 1 0 2
4  Italy 1 0 2 3
5  Canada 1 0 0 1
 Spain 1 0 0 1
7  United States 0 3 1 4
8  Norway 0 1 1 2
9  Australia 0 0 1 1
 Netherlands 0 0 1 1
Total 9 9 9 27

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