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Winter Olympics: Chinese Teenager Su Yiming Wins Snowboard Gold In Men’s Big Air

China’s Su Yiming claimed a second snowboard medal at the Winter Olympics as the teenager won a stunning gold in the men’s big air event in Beijing.

Slopestyle silver medallist Su, 17, scored 182.50 to beat Norway’s Mons Roisland and Canada’s Max Parrot.

Parrot beat Su to slopestyle gold last week but there was controversy over the judging of one of the Canadian’s runs.

China also won silver in the women’s freestyle skiing slopestyle, as Eileen Gu added her second medal of the Games.

The 18-year-old, known as the host nation’s ‘Snow Princess’, followed up her big air triumph as she finished behind Switzerland’s 2018 silver medallist Mathilde Gremaud.

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Big air bronze medallist Gremaud was the 12th and final qualifier but clinched the title by 0.33 points from Gu, with Estonia’s Kelly Sildaru taking the bronze.

Great Britain’s Kirsty Muir and Katie Summerhayes placed eighth and ninth respectively.

“I go into every contest aiming to win but never expecting to, so every time I compete, I’m here to win and I’m here to do my best. But more than anything I’m here to have fun,” said Gu, who will also contest the halfpipe from Thursday.

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