Canada’s Leman wins Olympic gold in men’s ski cross

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Phoenix Park (South Korea), Feb 21 (IANS) Canada’s Brady Leman won the gold medal in the men’s ski cross event on Wednesday during the Winter Olympics here.

Leman, 31, who had won the Winter X Games in Aspen two years ago, won the most important victory of his career, finishing the big final ahead of Switzerland’s Marc Bischofberger, who came in second, reports Efe.

Sergey Ridzik, representing the Olympic Athletes from Russia, was third.

Switzerland’s Armin Niederer came fifth after winning the small final, ahead of France’s Arnaud Bovolenta, who won silver four years ago in Sochi.

–IANS

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