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Freestyle Skiing at the 2006 Torino Winter Games:

Women's Moguls

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Host City: Torino, Italy
Venue(s): , Sauze d'Oulx-Jouvenceaux
Date Started: February 11, 2006
Date Finished: February 11, 2006

Gold: CAN Jennifer Heil
Silver: NOR Kari Traa
Bronze: FRA Sandra Laoura

Summary

Women’s moguls was the first freestyle event held in Torino, starting on 11 February. There were several contenders. The defending champion was Norwegian Kari Traa, who was not as dominant as she had been in 2001-02. The 2005 World Champion was American Hannah Kearney but the World Cup leader in the 2005-06 season was Canadian Jennifer Heil. Heil led the qualifying with Traa getting through in seventh place, but Kearney fell on her second jump, and placed 22nd, failing to advance. In the final, Heil had the second fastest run, and although her degree of difficulty was only average, she had a flawless run to win the gold medal. Traa’s run was somewhat slow, but a high degree of difficulty overcame some average turns and airs points to win the silver medal.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Jennifer Heil 22 Canada CAN Gold
2 Kari Traa 32 Norway NOR Silver
3 Sandra Laoura 25 France FRA Bronze
4 Sara Kjellin 28 Sweden SWE
5 Aiko Uemura 26 Japan JPN
6 Nikola Sudová 23 Czech Republic CZE
7 Kristi Richards 24 Canada CAN
8 Audrey Robichaud 17 Canada CAN
9 Deborah Scanzio 19 Italy ITA
10 Shannon Bahrke 25 United States USA
11 Jillian Vogtli 32 United States USA
12 Stéphanie St-Pierre 20 Canada CAN
13 Darya Serova 23 Russia RUS
14 Manuela Berchtold 28 Australia AUS
15 Tae Satoya 29 Japan JPN
16 Marina Cherkasova 33 Russia RUS
17 Margarita Marbler 30 Austria AUT
18 Michelle Roark 31 United States USA
19 Ingrid Berntsen 27 Norway NOR
20 Miki Ito 18 Japan JPN
21 Lyudmila Dymchenko 28 Russia RUS
22 Hannah Kearney 19 United States USA
23 Mariangela Parravicini 19 Italy ITA
24 Nina Bednarik 23 Slovenia SLO
25 Darya Rybalova 17 Kazakhstan KAZ
26 Šárka Sudová 20 Czech Republic CZE
27 Miyuki Hatanaka 30 Japan JPN
28 Yuliya Rodionova 16 Kazakhstan KAZ
29 Nuria Montané 24 Spain ESP
30 Yun Chae-Rin 15 South Korea KOR