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Last Updated: Wednesday, 5 September 2007, 15:24 GMT 16:24 UK
Mountain Bike photos - day one

The riders head off

A selection of 15 teams from around the world get the Team Relay event under way in Fort William

Ian Bibby leads off for GB

Great Britain opt to start with U-23 rider Ian Bibby who comes home in 21mins 43secs to put his side in third place

Paton grinds his way up a hill

Alex Paton, of the junior men, finds the terrain tougher and finishes fifth but Great Britain still maintain third place

Wilkinson hands over to Copnall for the final leg

Elite rider Ian Wilkinson is third fastest in the penultimate leg to put GB in the lead as he hands over to Jenny Copnall

Nino Schurter celebrates victory

Sadly the strategy fails as Nino Schurter powers home to win it for Switzerland who clock an overall time of 1:33:36

Batek shows his joy at getting among the medals

Dariusz Batek's ride of 23mins 11secs is enough to claim second spot for Poland

Craig takes third for USA

While Adam Craig's fine ride sees the USA take third, leaving GB to finish in ninth nearly three minutes off the pace



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