28 January 2013, 01:51

Russia's Tudegesheva wins World Snowboard Cup in slalom

Russia's Tudegesheva wins World Snowboard Cup in slalom

Russia's Ekaterina Tudegesheva has become two-time winner of the World Snowboard cup in the parallel slalom. Competitions were held in Stoneham, Canada.

On Sunday Tudegesheva was faster than her rival in the final, Swiss Patrizia Kummer. The Russian was ahead of Kummer by 4 tenths of a second, and in the second attempt - by 1second, 82 hundredths.

At the semifinal stage Tudegesheva was able to leave behind qualification winner Amelie Kober of Germy, who eventually finished third.

In the same discipline for men, victory went to Slovenian Marguch Rock, second was American Justin Reiter, and third - Roland Fishnaller from Italy.

Voice of Russia, RIA

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