According to the Canadian Press on Saturday, Canadian mogulists won three World Cup medals in moguls in Tazawako, Japan. Olympic silver medalists Chloe Dufour-Lapointe of Montreal, Quebec and Mikael Kingsbury of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec each won silver medals in women’s and men’s action respectively, and Audrey Robichaud of Quebec City, Quebec won a bronze medal in women’s moguls.
In women’s moguls, Dufour-Lapointe had 78.06 points and Robichaud had 77.83 points. The gold medalist was Perrine Laffont of France with 78.91 points.
Dufour-Lapointe reached the podium by 1.48 points. Robichaud reached the podium by 0.25 points. Regina Rakhimova of Russia was in fourth place with 77.58 points.
Chloe Dufour-Lapointe now leads the World Cup moguls standings. She has 458 points, nine more points than her sister, Justine Dufour-Lapointe of Montreal, Quebec. Robichaud is in sixth place with 264 points.
In men’s moguls, Kingsbury had 86.09 points. Bradley Wilson of the United States won the gold medal with 86.14 points. Matt Graham of Australia won the bronze medal with 83.05 points.
Kingsbury reached the podium by 3.6 points. Daichi Hara of Japan was in fourth place with 82.49 points. Kingsbury leads the World Cup moguls standings with 605 points. Graham is in second with 378 points.
Dufour-Lapointe and Kingsbury each won a silver medal at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. They will also be strong medal contenders for Canada at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.