Jakara Anthony has finished fourth and Britteny Cox fifth for Australia in the women’s monguls after a tight dual with the world’s best at PyeongChang.
Perrine Laffont of France took gold with a 78.65, pipping out Canada’s Justine Dufour-Lapointe who won silver with a 78.56. Yulia Galysheva from Kazakhstan claimed bronze with a score of 77.40.
Britteny Cox came second in the second final to secure her place in the super final with a score of 78.29. Jakara Anthony also skied into the super final in fifth place with a score of 76.85. Then it was anyone’s game in the super final.
Jakara’s score of 75.35 was just short for medal placing. Britteny finished on a 75.08.
Australia had strong representation in the event with Brittney Cox, Jakara Anthony, Claudia Guelli and Madii Himbury skiing for a medal chance. Brittney, Jakara and Madii progressed to the first finals, with Brittney and Jakara making it to the second finals.
It is the first time Australia has had two skiers in the second finals in the women’s monguls.
More details to come from SnowsBest on the ground in PyeongChang.