Eileen Gu of China wins halfpipe final as Zoe Atkin of Great Britain ends ninth

In the halfpipe final, Zoe Atkin fell on two of her three runs as China’s gold medallist Eileen Gu in three different events, became the first freestyle skier to win Olympic medals.

Team GB’s Atkin is 19 years old now, and in her final run, he is qualified in fourth for the final but finished ninth after scoring 73.25.

Gu is 18 years old now and also known as the ‘snow princess’ of China who won with 95.25 to add to her big air gold and slopestyle precious silver medal.

Cassie Sharpe, known as Defending champion, won silver in third with Rachael Karker.

Atkin stated that “I was really glad on my Olympic debut to make it to the finals,” whose older sister Izzy won Team GB’s 2018 first Olympic skiing medal with a slopestyle bronze medal.

“I wanted to land a good with some harder tricks, clean run that was a bit bigger but unfortunately, I didn’t have the rate.”

In the men’s 1,000m, Cornelius Kersten of Britain produced a fine; performance to finish the ninth-speed skating final on Friday. On Tuesday, Kersten, who was in 19th place in the 1,500m a time of one minute 08.79 seconds, skated.

After his run, the Briton realized to emotion “weary, muddled, and revolted” but was delighted with his grind.

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