Ricker wins La Molina giant slalom

Eurosport - Sun, 21 Mar 18:05:00 2010

Maelle Ricker claimed the overall women's snowboarding World Cup title after Holland 's Nicolien Sauerbreij failed to figure in the final parallel giant slalom race of the season in La Molina.

Canada's Maelle Ricker competes during the women's boarder-cross race - 0

Canadian snowboard cross specialist and Olympic champion Ricker had already wrapped up victory in her speciality last weekend, but added the overall title to her resume when Sauerbreij was eliminated in the quarter-finals.

Russia's Ekaterina Tudegesheva knocked out the Olympic champion and went on to beat Austria 's Doris Guenther, the recent winner in Moscow , in the final.

Newly crowned Olympic champion Jasey Jay Anderson won the men's parallel giant slalom, beating Canadian team-mate Matthew Morison in the final while overall World Cup winner Benjamin Karl was beaten in the quarter-finals.

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