Snowboarding at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Women's slopestyle

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Women's slopestyle
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
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Venue Rosa Khutor Extreme Park
Date 6 February 2014 (qualification)
9 February 2014 (semi-finals & final)
Competitors 23 from 11 nations
Winning score 95.25
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jamie Anderson  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Enni Rukajärvi  Finland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jenny Jones  Great Britain
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The women's slopestyle competition of the Sochi 2014 Olympics was held at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on 6 February (qualification) and 9 February (semi-finals and final).[1] This was the first time that a slopestyle event was included in the Olympic program.[2]

Jamie Anderson of the United States became the first Olympic champion. Enni Rukajärvi from Finland took the silver, and Jenny Jones from Great Britain won the bronze medal.

Qualification[edit]

An athlete must have placed in the top 30 in at a World Cup event after July 2012 or at the 2013 World Championships and a minimum of 50 FIS points. A total of 24 quota spots are available to athletes to compete at the games. A maximum of 4 athletes can be entered by a National Olympic Committee.[3]

Slovenia's Cilka Sadar also earned a spot to compete, but did not compete due to an injury occurring just days before the competition,[4] leaving a total of 23 athletes from 11 nations.

Schedule[edit]

All times are (UTC+4).

Date Time Round
6 February 14:00 Qualification
9 February 10:30 Semi-finals
13:15 Final

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The top four riders from each heat automatically qualify for the final round. The remaining riders qualify for the semi-final round. The result is calculated as the best score of the two runs. The following were the results of the qualification round:[5]

QF – Qualified directly for the Final
QS – Qualified for the Semi-final
Bib – Bib number
DNS – Did Not Start
Tie – Tie breaking points
Rank Heat Bib Name Country Run 1 Run 2 Best Notes
1 1 5 Isabel Derungs  Switzerland 82.50 87.50 87.50 QF
2 1 11 Torah Bright  Australia 85.25 80.00 85.25 QF
3 1 4 Spencer O'Brien  Canada 82.75 65.00 82.75 QF
4 1 8 Enni Rukajärvi  Finland 79.00 23.75 79.00 QF
5 1 1 Jenny Jones  Great Britain 74.25 21.75 74.25 QS
6 1 10 Rebecca Torr  New Zealand 70.75 33.75 70.75 QS
7 1 6 Christy Prior  New Zealand 67.50 70.50 70.50 QS
8 1 9 Stefi Luxton  New Zealand 59.75 34.25 59.75 QS
9 1 3 Sina Candrian  Switzerland 58.25 36.50 58.25 QS
10 1 7 Aimee Fuller  Great Britain 44.50 39.00 44.50 QS
11 1 12 Shelly Gotlieb  New Zealand 18.00 30.75 30.75 QS
12 1 2 Kjersti Buaas  Norway 12.50 17.75 17.75 QS
1 2 14 Anna Gasser  Austria 89.50 95.50 95.50 QF
2 2 18 Jamie Anderson  United States 93.50 DNS 93.50 QF
3 2 20 Elena Könz  Switzerland 86.25 38.00 86.25 QF
4 2 22 Karly Shorr  United States 45.00 84.75 84.75 QF
5 2 17 Šárka Pančochová  Czech Republic 77.75 33.75 77.75 QS
6 2 16 Jenna Blasman  Canada 60.25 51.50 60.25 QS
7 2 23 Jessika Jenson  United States 34.00 58.50 58.50 QS
8 2 15 Silje Norendal  Norway 31.00 39.00 39.00 QS
9 2 19 Cheryl Maas  Netherlands 18.00 31.25 31.25 QS
10 2 21 Merika Enne  Finland 17.00 DNS 17.00 QS
11 2 13 Ty Walker  United States 1.00 DNS 1.00 QS

Semi-final[edit]

The top four riders from the semi-final round qualify for the final round. The result is calculated as the best score of the two runs.

Rank Bib Name Country Run 1 Run 2 Best Notes
1 17 Šárka Pančochová  Czech Republic 90.50 22.50 90.50 QF
2 3 Sina Candrian  Switzerland 84.25 81.50 84.25 QF
3 1 Jenny Jones  Great Britain 82.25 83.25 83.25 QF
4 15 Silje Norendal  Norway 16.75 78.75 78.75 QF
5 23 Jessika Jenson  United States 72.00 50.50 72.00
6 13 Ty Walker  United States 66.00 43.75 66.00
7 12 Shelly Gotlieb  New Zealand 63.25 33.75 63.25
8 9 Stefi Luxton  New Zealand 18.25 60.25 60.25
9 7 Aimee Fuller  Great Britain 33.75 37.50 37.50
10 10 Rebecca Torr  New Zealand 27.25 32.50 32.50
11 16 Jenna Blasman  Canada 32.25 10.50 32.25
12 19 Cheryl Maas  Netherlands 30.75 14.75 30.75
6 Christy Prior  New Zealand DNS
2 Kjersti Buaas  Norway DNS
21 Merika Enne  Finland DNS

Final[edit]

In the final, Šárka Pančochová, who did not qualify directly to the final and had to go though the semi-final, posted the best result in the first run, but fell in the second run and was classified fifth. In the second run, first Jones, who also went through the semi-final, scored 87.25, followed by Sina Candrian with 87.00. Rukajärvi, running fifth, scored 92.50, and pushed Pančochová out of medal position. Anderson scored 95.25 and took the lead with two more athletes to go, Isabel Derungs and Anna Gasser. They both fell and were left out of the medals.[6][7]

Rank Bib Name Country Run 1 Run 2 Best Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) 18 Jamie Anderson  United States 80.75 95.25 95.25
2nd, silver medalist(s) 8 Enni Rukajärvi  Finland 73.75 92.50 92.50
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 1 Jenny Jones  Great Britain 73.00 87.25 87.25
4 3 Sina Candrian  Switzerland 77.25 87.00 87.00
5 17 Šárka Pančochová  Czech Republic 86.25 20.00 86.25
6 22 Karly Shorr  United States 39.00 75.00 75.00
7 11 Torah Bright  Australia 64.75 66.25 66.25
8 5 Isabel Derungs  Switzerland 58.50 15.25 58.50
9 20 Elena Könz  Switzerland 24.50 54.50 54.50
10 14 Anna Gasser  Austria 49.00 51.75 51.75
11 15 Silje Norendal  Norway 49.50 32.00 49.50
12 4 Spencer O'Brien  Canada 30.00 35.00 35.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snowboarding Schedule and Results". SOOC. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Gillespie, Kerry (30 October 2013). "Sochi 2014: Younger, hipper Olympics to feature slew of new events". Toronto Star. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Qualification Systems for XXII Olympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014" (PDF). International Ski Federation. December 2011. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Cilka Sadar zaradi poškodbe ob olimpijski nastop :: Prvi interaktivni multimedijski portal, MMC RTV Slovenija". Rtvslo.si. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Snowboard Ladies' Slopestyle Qualification Results" (PDF). www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  6. ^ http://data.fis-ski.com/pdf/2014/SB/7010/7010RLR0.pdf
  7. ^ "Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics day two – as it happened". The Guardian. 9 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 

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