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Future looking bright as Jones third on return after Sochi

March 31, 2014 17:40 pm

Jenny Jones ensured there was no hangover as she finished joint-third in her first event since claiming Olympic snowboard slopestyle bronze at Sochi 2014.

The 33-year-old officially won Britain’s first ever medal on snow in Russia last month with bronze behind gold medallist Jamie Anderson and silver medallist Enni Rukajarvi.

And on her return to the slopes in Livigno in Italy she finished third again but in a different discipline this time – big air – as part of the Nine Queens competition.

She shared third with Isabel Derungs while the Swiss snowboarder’s teammate Elena Konz took the win with Jessika Jenson of the USA in second.

Across Italy in Valmalenco there was evidence that the future is bright for Britain with Rowan Coultas and Katie Ormerod among the medals at the World Junior Championships.

Coultas won snowboard slopestyle silver while Ormerod, cousin of Jamie Nicholls who finished sixth at Sochi 2014, claimed bronze in the girl’s event.

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