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German Spitz wins women´s cross country mountain bike gold

Source: Xinhua | 08-23-2008 13:56

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

Sabine Spitz of Germany competes during the women's cross country of the Beijing Olymic Games cycling-mountain bike event at Laoshan Mountain Bike Course in Beijing, China, Aug. 23, 2008. Sabine Spitz of Germany claimed the title in this event with a time of 1:45.11.(Xinhua Photo/Zhang Duo)
Sabine Spitz of Germany competes during the women's cross country 
of the Beijing Olymic Games cycling-mountain bike event at 
Laoshan Mountain Bike Course in Beijing, China, Aug. 23, 2008. 
Sabine Spitz of Germany claimed the title in this event with a 
time of 1:45.11.(Xinhua Photo/Zhang Duo)

BEIJING, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Sabine Spitz of Germany won the women's cross country mountain bike gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Saturday.

Spitz clocked in 1:45.11 to win the title, Maja Wloszczowska of Poland got the silver by 0.41 seconds and Russian Irina Kalentyeva finished third by 1:17.