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Canada wins first gold and silver at Winter Olympics

Canada's Justine Dufour-Lapointe (left) and sister Chloe Dufour-Lapointe bump fists as they are introduced for the finals women's moguls at the Sochi Winter Olympics Saturday February 8, 2014 in Polyana, Russia.
Image Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
February 08, 2014 - 11:39 AM


KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Justine Dufour-Lapointe of Montreal has won a gold medal in the women's moguls at the Sochi Olympics, and her sister Chloe has captured silver.

Justine finished first with a score of 22.44 while Chloe was second with 21.66 points. Justine is the youngest of the two sisters.

Defending champion Hannah Kearney of the U.S., was third at 21.49.

A third Dufour-Lapoint sister, Maxime, failed to make the final along with Audrey Robichaud of Quebec City.

Justine Dufour-Lapointe celebrates her gold medal.
Justine Dufour-Lapointe celebrates her gold medal.
Image Credit: Twitter/Canadian Olympic Team

- This story was updated at 11:44 a.m. to add a photo.

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