Freestyle Skiers Win Silver and Bronze

February 17, 2018  Editor: Su Yilin
Gold medalist Hanna Huskova of Belarus (C), silver medalist Zhang Xin of China (L), and bronze medalist Kong Fanyu of China pose. [China Daily/Feng Yongbin]


Zhang Xin won the third silver for China at 2018 PyeongChang Olymic Games after taking the second place of the women's freestyle skiing aerial at Phoenix Snow Park here on Friday.

The 32-year-old Zhang earned 95.52 points in the final to take the silver, while her teammate Kong Fanyu got the bronze with 70.14.

Hanna Huskova of Belarus posted 96.14 points to win the gold.

Another Chinese skier Xu Mengtao, the silver medallist of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, earned 91.00 points to take the second place after the first jump in the three rounds final with 12 skiers, but fell on her second jump to be eliminated out of the last six.

China has claimed five silver medals and two bronze medal in the women's aerial since it became an official medal event at the 1994 Winter Olympic Games.

(Source: China  Daily)

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