Alexandria Loutitt wins World Cup women’s ski jumping silver in Norway

Alexandria Loutitt (Granada, Wikimedia Commons)

Canadian Olympic bronze medalist Alexandria Loutitt of Calgary, Alberta won the silver medal on Sunday in a World Cup women’s ski jumping event in Lillehammer, Norway. This was the second medal for Loutitt this season as she also won a bronze medal in Lillehammer on Saturday.

The event on Sunday was a large hill event of 140 metres. Loutitt had 267.5 points. Josephine Pagnier of France won the gold medal with 272.4 points. Eirin Maria Kvandal of Norway won the bronze medal with 252.8 points. Loutitt reached the podium by 15.8 points. Silje Opseth of Norway finished in fourth place with 251.7 points.

In the World Cup standings, Loutitt is in second place with 140 points. Pagnier leads with 180 points. In Saturday’s normal hill World Cup event of 98 metres, Pagnier won the silver medal, and was only behind Yuki Ito of Japan.

Loutitt has now won four World Cup medals. In addition to her two medals in Lillehammer on the weekend, Loutitt won the gold medal in a normal hill event in Zao, Japan on January 13, 2023, and a silver medal in Lillehammer on March 15, 2023.

At the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, Loutitt won the bronze medal in the mixed team event. The silver medal for Loutitt in Lillehammer will give her confidence as she prepares for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo. 

 

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