Alexandria Loutitt wins World Cup ski jumping silver in Norway

Alexandria Loutitt (Granada, Wikimedia Commons)

Canadian Olympic bronze medalist and World Champion Alexandria Loutitt of Calgary, Alberta won a World Cup women’s ski jumping silver medal in Lillehammer, Norway on Wednesday. For Loutitt it was her second career World Cup medal following a gold medal on January 13 in Zao, Japan.

Loutitt placed second in a 140 metre event with a score of 242.9 points. Katharina Althaus of Germany won the gold medal with 251.1 points. Eva Pinkelnig of Austria won the bronze medal with 242.1 points. Loutitt won a medal by five points over Selina Freitag of Germany, who finished in fourth place with a score of 237.9 points.

In the World Cup women’s ski jumping standings, Loutitt is in 13th place with 531 points. The World Cup women’s ski jumping leader is Pinkelnig with 1612 points.

There is one more women’s World Cup ski jumping event this season. It will take place in Lahti, Finland on March 24.

Loutitt won her Olympic bronze medal in the mixed team event at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. She placed third alongside Abigail Strate and Matthew Soukup of Calgary, and Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes of Toronto, Ontario. Loutitt’s silver medal in Lillehammer will give her confidence as she prepares for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo.

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