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Canadians sweep men's dual moguls event at worlds

01/19/2015 08:26 EST | Updated 03/21/2015 05:59 EDT
Canadians swept the podium in the men's dual moguls event Monday at the freestyle world championships in Austria, while Justine Dufour-Lapointe added a silver in the women's event.

Mikael Kingsbury defeated fellow Canadian Philippe Marquis 20-15 in the men's big final for his first world dual moguls gold after two runner-up finishes.

Marc-Antoine Gagnon made it a Canadian podium sweep by beating Sho Kashima of the United States in the small final.

Dufour-Lapointe lost to American Hannah Kearney in the women's big final by a score of 29-6.

Yulia Galysheva of Kazakhstan edged Justine's younger sister Chloe Dufour-Lapointe 18-17 for the bronze medal.

Canada's four medals on Monday capped a stellar run for the country's moguls skiers at the world championships. Justine Dufour-Lapointe, who's from Montreal, won gold in the women's singles event on Sunday, while Kingsbury, from Deux-Montagnes, Que., took silver on the men's side.

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