FIS freestyle ski World Cup kicks off Jilin stage

21:55, December 17, 2010      

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The 2010-2011 FIS freestyle ski World Cup kicked off its Jilin stage with Chinese young athletes winning two gold medals here on Friday.

Although snow falls in the skiing park, temperature and wind speed have less impact on the competition.

Jia Zongyang won the men's aerials with 230.490 pointse, Warren Shouldice of Canada placed second and Wu Chao from China finished third.

The women's aerials competition was dominated by the Chinese athletes. Zhang Xin scored the winning total of 197.040 points, beating teammates Xu Mengtao and Cheng Shuang to second and third places respectively.

The five-day competition has been attracting 75 participants 12 countries and regions, including Canada, the United States, Switzerland, France, Japan and the hosts.

Source: Xinhua
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