Ukrainian freestyler won gold at a tournament in the USA, beating the current champion

Ukrainian freestyle skier Dmitry Kotovsky won a gold medal at the international ski acrobatics tournament FIS Open, which took place in Park City, America.

The 22-year-old Ukrainian won the competition with a score of 120.89 points, performing a triple somersault with four twists (full-double-full-full), the NOC press service reports.

Kotovsky managed to be 11.2 points ahead of the current world champion, Swiss Noe Roth (109.69), who took silver. The bronze medalist was 2022 Olympic champion in the team championship Christopher Lillis (107.69) from the USA.

FIS Open. Park City, USA

Dmitry Kotovsky (Ukraine) — 120.89 Noe Roth (Switzerland) — 109.69 Christopher Lillis (USA) — 107.69

Let us note that next week Kotovsky will perform as part of the Ukrainian national team at the third stage of the World Cup in ski acrobatics, which starts on February 2 in Deer Valley, USA.

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