• Kyodo


Tomoka Takeuchi’s pursuit of a second individual medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics ended in the second round of the women’s snowboard parallel slalom on Saturday.

The 30-year-old Takeuchi, who won silver in Wednesday’s parallel giant slalom, was disqualified on her second run of the 1/8 finals. Racing against Julie Zogg of Switzerland, Takeuchi trailed by 0.20 seconds in their first run.

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