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Canada's Mikael Kingsbury, Justine Dufour-Lapointe grab silvers at World Cup

March 02, 2018 - 11:20 PM

TAZAWAKO, Japan - Canadian Olympic champion Mikael Kingsbury is back on the World Cup podium just a week after winning gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

The 25-year-old from Deux-Montagnes, Que., scored 89.27 on Saturday in the men's moguls World Cup event to take silver.

Kingsbury has won six straight World Cup season titles and is on track for a seventh.

Japan's Ikuma Horishima won gold (91.03) while Dmitriy Reikherd of Kazakhstan placed third (87.26).

Canada earned two second-place finishes on Saturday, with fellow Olympic medallist Justine Dufour-Lapointe taking silver in women's moguls.

Dufour-Lapointe, who won silver in Pyeongchang, scored 81.33, behind winner Perrine Laffont of France (83.03). American Keaton McCargo finished third (81.06).

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