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A golden finish for Bochet

Mar 19,2018
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Alpine skier Marie Bochet of France competes in the women’s slalom standing race, one of the final events of the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics, at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Gangwon on Sunday.

Bochet took gold with a time of 1 minute and 55.46 seconds, 4.13 seconds ahead of silver medalist Mollie Jepsen of Canada. Andrea Rothfuss of Germany won bronze with a finish of 2 minutes and 00.08 seconds.

Of the five events Bochet competed in, she won gold in four. She did not finish the women’s super combined standing event. At the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics, Bochet won four gold medals.

Bochet, who was born without her left forearm, was the first female para-alpine skier to win the downhill, super G, slalom, super combined and giant slalom events at the 2013 World Championship event in La Molina, Spain. [AP/YONHAP]