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Snowboarding: Teenager Kim wins halfpipe gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – American teenager Chloe Kim blew away the remainder of the sector to win the ladies’s snowboard halfpipe gold at Pyeongchang’s Phoenix Snow Park on Tuesday.

China’s Liu Jiayu took silver whereas Arielle Gold of the U.S. gained bronze.

The 17-year-old Kim produced a high rating of 98.25 factors on her third and last run to beat Liu by nearly 10 factors.

In entrance of the biggest crowd seen at Phoenix Snow Park to date, Kim had additionally scored 93.75 on her first run.

Liu was additionally constant on two of her three runs, scoring 85.50 on her first run after which 89.75 on her second, however was unable to maintain up the strain on Kim with 49.00 on her third and last time down the course.

Reporting by Jack Tarrant; Editing by Greg Stutchbury

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