Friday, September 19, 2014   

(Sochi Games) Boarder Vaultier rides to gold
(02-18 16:02)

Frenchman Pierre Vaultier emerged from the fog, rain and carnage to win a thrilling men's snowboard cross race at the Winter Olympics today in Russia.
The 26-year-old came into the competition, which was delayed a day due to heavy fog on Monday, as the sixth-ranked boarder in the world.
But as many of the other favorites fell by the wayside, Vaultier held off the surprise package Russian Nikolay Olyunin to take gold.
American Alex Deibold passed France's Paul-Henri de le Rue right at the death to take bronze.—AFP


   
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