Mikael Kingsbury wins World Cup moguls bronze in Georgia

Mikael Kingsbury (Clement Bucco-Lechat, Wikimedia Commons)

Canadian Olympic gold medalist Mikael Kingsbury of Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec won the bronze medal on Friday in a men’s moguls World Cup in Bakuriani, Georgia. For Kingsbury, it was his 121st career World Cup medal. In his absolutely amazing moguls career, he has won 83 gold medals, 29 silver medals, and nine bronze medals.

Kingsbury posted a score of 75.21 points. Ikuma Horishima of Japan won the gold medal with 77.11 points. Filip Gravenfors of Sweden won the silver medal with 75.85 points. Kingsbury reached the podium by 1.79 points over Nick Page of the United States, who finished in fourth place with 73.42 points.

This was the fourth World Cup moguls event on the FIS (International Ski Federation) calendar. In the World Cup men’s moguls events to date, Kingsbury has won two gold medals and two bronze medals. He is the only men’s mogulist to land on the podium for all four World Cup moguls events. In all, there are eight World Cup events in men’s moguls with the fifth event taking place in Val Saint-Come, Quebec on January 19.

In the World Cup men’s moguls standings, Kingsbury leads with 320 points. Horishima is second with 300 points. The bronze medal for Kingsbury will give him confidence as he prepares for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo. 

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