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Shaun White wins halfpipes gold in Pyeongchang

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    White earned redemption after finishing fourth and out of the medals four years ago at Sochi
    XXIII Olympic Winter Games
    Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February
    Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times

    American great Shaun White sensationally snatched halfpipe gold, denying Japanese teenager Ayumu Hirano with a superb final run in Pyeongchang.

    Hirano had landed back-to-back 1440s in his second attempt to overtake White with a score of 95.25

    But with the pressure on 31-year-old White delivered a faultless 97.75 to secure his third Olympic halfpipe gold.

    White, who suffered two heavy crashes in training in the build-up to the Games, celebrated with tears.

    He becomes the first snowboarder to win three Olympic titles.

    His next Olympic target is to compete in the skateboarding event in the summer Games in Tokyo when the sport makes its debut in 2020.

    World champion Australian Scotty James finished in third position with a score of 92.00.

    The action had been held up for some time after Japanese rider Yuto Totsuka was taken away on a stretcher following a heavy fall.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-olympics/43053942

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