Canada’s Kingsbury finishes first in moguls for 62nd World Cup victory

Mikael-Kingsbury

Mikael Kingsbury, of Canada, trains during the men's dual moguls skiing world championship Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Park City, Utah. Kingsbury has captured virtually every title in sports. But he says pushing the envelope is part of what keeps him motivated. (Rick Bowmer/CP/AP)

TAZAWAKO, Japan — Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury earned his 62nd World Cup victory Saturday, winning the gold medal in the men’s moguls event.

Kingsbury, the reigning Olympic moguls champion from Deux Montages, Que., scored 83.05 to finish in first place.

Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Reikherd was second with 81.62 points while Canadian Laurent Dumais finished third with 73.07 points.

France’s Perrine Laffont won the women’s event. Japan’s Junko Hoshino was second and Australia’s Jakara Anthony finished third.

No Canadian women qualified for Saturday’s final.

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