Winter Olympics: Strong winds create 'irresponsible' women's slopestyle final


XXIII Olympic Winter Games
Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February
Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times

Strong winds caused havoc with the women’s slopestyle final at Pyeongchang’s Phoenix Snow Park.

BBC Sport commentator Ed Leigh said it was “irresponsible” for the race to continue as the majority of athletes crashed on their runs.

Defending champion Jamie Anderson of the United States won gold with Laurie Blouin winning silver and Enni Rukajarvi taking bronze.

Britain’s Aimee Fuller finished 17th and had a heavy fall on her second run.

More to follow

GB’s Fuller crashes out of slopestyle final



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