Other medals were awarded at the FIS Junior World Champs 2021 in Krasnoyarsk. The strongest freestylers in the slopestyle determined in Sopka Cluster.
The final competition was opened by women. Ksenia Orlova, who won the qualification yesterday, today showed an even higher result – 86.50 points and won the gold medal of the Champs. After the awarding ceremony, the winner said that today’s weather was not very favorable for jumping: “I am happy with my performance, although I could have performed better on the second jump. Today the weather is changeable, sometimes the wind blows with gusts, so you fly in, then you don’t. In the future, I plan to get to the Olympic Games and win! “
The second place was taken by Muriel Mohr from Germany (81.25 points), on the third place is Michelle Rageth from Switzerland with a result of 69.25 points.
“I am happy that I landed successfully on the jump and everything went well, ” said the bronze medalist. – I had high expectations about today’s competition, but I’m happy with the results. I am from Switzerland, so of course I want to improve my skiing further. Next year I am finishing school, so after graduation I will focus more on sports and become a professional. “
Russians Snezhana Prayce and Anna Ivanova are on the fourth and fifth places, respectively.
Matej Svanser, who also became the leader of the qualification yesterday, is in first placeafter the final races among men. Today the Czech athlete received 92.00 points for his run: “I’m glad I won, but still there were mistakes in my heat. The course is different, the jumps are quite hard, but, in general, it was interesting. The plans are just to keep going and enjoy it. “
Austrian Daniel Bacher, who was fifth in qualification won the silver medal. The bronze medalist of the world championship was the Estonian Henry Sildaru, who could not repeat his yesterday’s best try and received 79.50 points for his race.
Maxim Senkevich, the only Russian who made it to the final, took ninth place.
The FIS Junior World Champs 2021 continues. In the daytime program, snowboarders will compete for medals in Big Air, followed by qualification and final races in moguls.