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Canadian freestyle skier Mikael Kingsbury earns World Cup bronze in men’s dual moguls

By The Canadian Press on December 16, 2023.

Canadian freestyle skier Mikael Kingsbury earned his fifth World Cup medal of the season with bronze in men's dual moguls on Saturday. Kingsbury competes in the dual moguls World Cup competition Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, in Park City, Utah. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jeff Swinger

HUEZ, France – Canadian freestyle skier Mikael Kingsbury claimed his fifth World Cup medal of the season with bronze in men’s dual moguls action on Saturday.

The Deux-Montagnes, Que., native placed behind two Swedes in Rasmus Stegfeldt and reigning Olympic champion Walter Wallberg, who earned silver and gold, respectively.

Kingsbury edged Toronto’s Louis-David Chalifoux in the small final to take bronze.

Kingsbury has yet to not medal in World Cup competition this season.

The 31-year-old was on a streak of three consecutive gold-medal performances entering Saturday, including a victory in moguls on Friday. Kingsbury took bronze in the season-opening moguls World Cup event.

Saturday’s medal made it 84 career World Cup medals for the three-time Olympic medallist.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 16, 2023.

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