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Canada's Serwa wins gold in women's ski cross at Pyeongchang Olympics

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Gold medalist Kelsey Serwa (R) of Canada and silver medalist Brittany Phelan of Canada celebrate with the Canadian flag after the Women's Freestyle Skiing Ski Cross competition Friday at the Bokwang Phoenix Park during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games in South Korea. Photo by Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA-EFE
Gold medalist Kelsey Serwa (R) of Canada and silver medalist Brittany Phelan of Canada celebrate with the Canadian flag after the Women's Freestyle Skiing Ski Cross competition Friday at the Bokwang Phoenix Park during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games in South Korea. Photo by Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA-EFE

Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Canadian freestyle skier Kelsey Serwa won gold in the women's ski cross event at the Winter Olympic Games Friday in South Korea's Pyeongchang.

Another Canadian, Brittany Phelan took home silver, and Fanny Smith of Switzerland finished third.

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Members of the Olympic Athletes from Russia team Anastasia Chirtsova and Victoria Zavadovskaya fell during 1/4 and 1/8 final, respectively.

Following the suspension of the Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) membership by the International Olympic Committee, Russian athletes are competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics under the Olympic flag in the status of Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR).

The Olympic Games in Pyeongchang will last through February 25.

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