Alexandria Loutitt wins World Cup ski jumping silver in Switzerland

Alexandria Loutitt (Granada, Wikimedia Commons)

Canadian Olympic bronze medalist Alexandria Loutitt of Calgary, Alberta won a World Cup silver medal on Friday in Engelberg, Switzerland. In a large hill 140 metre event, she posted a total score of 290.2 points.

Josephine Pagnier of France won the gold medal with 293 points. Ema Klinec of Slovenia won the bronze medal with 289.4 points. Loutitt reached the podium by 11.8 points. Jacqueline Seifriedsberger of Austria finished in fourth place with 278.4 points.

This was Loutitt’s third World Cup medal and fifth of her career. So far this season, she has won two silver medals and one bronze medal. Earlier this month, Loutitt won a silver and bronze medal in Lillehammer, Norway. The silver medal came in a large hill event of 140 metres, and the bronze medal came in a small hill event of 98 metres.

In the World Cup women’s ski jumping standings, Loutitt is in second place with 252 points. Pagnier leads with 330 points.

Loutitt won the gold medal in March in the women’s large hill ski jumping event at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Planica, Slovenia. At the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, Loutitt won a bronze medal in the mixed team event. The silver medal in Switzerland will give Loutitt confidence as she prepares for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan/Cortina d’Amprezzo. 

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