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American snowboarder Jamie Anderson is robbed of gold

  • Jamie Anderson got a silver medal in the big air snowboarding event tonight
  • She was robbed of gold by a breathtaking final jump by her Austrian rival
  • Anderson was hoping to win her second gold of the Pyeongchang Games

American snowboarding queen Jamie Anderson has been robbed of gold by a dramatic last jump by her Austrian rival in the big air snowboarding final tonight.

Jamie, 27, looked to be on for her second gold in Korea when Anna Gasser produced a leap that snatched the gold away from the Californian.

But Jamie was all smiles as she was cloaked in the Stars and Stripes and hugged the new Olympic champion.

Gold medallist Anna Gasser of Austria is flanked by silver medallist Jamie Anderson of the U.S. (left) and bronze medallist Zoi Sadowski-Synnott of New Zealand

Jamie, 27, looked to be on for her second gold in Korea when Anna Gasser produced a winning leap

Jamie, 27, looked to be on for her second gold in Korea when Anna Gasser produced a winning leap

Bronze went to Zoi Sadowski Synnott of New Zealand.

It was a disappointment for Jamie who had been looking to double her Olympic gold haul from Pyeongchang after winning gold in the slopestyle event last week.

She scored 177.25 and was in the lead right until the end when the Austrian produced a huge 96.00 point scoring twisting leap that won gold and gave her a total 185.00 points 

Silver medalist Jamie Anderson  celebrates during the victory ceremony after the big air snowboarding final

Silver medalist Jamie Anderson celebrates during the victory ceremony after the big air snowboarding final



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