Nino Schurter (born on May 13, 1986) is one of the most accomplished cross-country cyclist of the world. Hailing from Switzerland, the 30-year-old cyclist has participated in over a dozen major tournaments all across Europe since the past decade. He made his mark at the international level in 2008 Olympics, when he won the bronze medal for his nation. Schurter continued his ascent and performed in an even better manner in the 2012 Olympics, winning the silver medal. In the 2016 Rio Olympics, his target is firmly set on the gold medal. After from leaving his imprint in the past two olympics, Schurter also exerted his dominance Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Cup, winning the first prize in 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2015.