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France’s Pierre Vaultier wins gold in snowboard cross

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Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2014-02-18

France’s Pierre Vaultier won the gold medal in the men’s snowboard cross competition at the Sochi Olympics in Russia on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old came into the competition, which was delayed due to heavy fog, as the sixth-ranked boarder in the world.

Racing through the rain, Vaultier edged out Russia’s Nikolay Olyunin for the gold, while Alex Deibold won bronze for the United States.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP, REUTERS)

Date created : 2014-02-18

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