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Sports Mikael Kingsbury golden again at World Cup moguls stop in Japan

10:05  22 february  2020
10:05  22 february  2020 Source:   cbc.ca

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Canadian moguls star Mikaël Kingsbury scored a gold medal at a World Cup dual moguls event Saturday in Tazawako, Japan . I landed the 1440 and then skied as fast as I could." WATCH | Mikaël Kingsbury complete a golden weekend: Canadian moguls star Mikaël Kingsbury finishes

The native of Deux Montagnes, Que., now has 61 victories in his World Cup career after topping the podium in Deer Valley, Utah. UP NEXT. NOW PLAYING: Canada News. Mikaël Kingsbury secures World Cup moguls gold .

a man riding skis down a snow covered slope: Canada's Mikael Kingsbury, seen above earlier in February, won gold at the moguls World Cup stop on Friday in Tazawako, Japan. © Jeff Swinger/The Associated Press Canada's Mikael Kingsbury, seen above earlier in February, won gold at the moguls World Cup stop on Friday in Tazawako, Japan.

Mikael Kingsbury had some Canadian company on the podium on Friday.

The Olympic champion won gold at the moguls World Cup stop in Tazawako, Japan, while teammate Laurent Dumais earned bronze.

Kingsbury, the native of Deux Montagnes, Que., scored 83.05 points to take top spot ahead of Kazakhstan's Dmitriy Reikherd at 81.62. It was the 62nd World Cup victory of Kingsbury's career.

Dumais, the 24-year-old from Quebec City, put up 73.07 points.

On the women's side, four Canadians competed but all failed to make it past qualification.

Justine Dufour-Lapointe, scheduled to make her 100th World Cup appearance, did not start her first run.

France's Perrine Laffont won gold with 82.99 points.

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