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Spindleruv Mlyn: Dashinski, Li win World Cup aerials

Spindleruv Mlyn: Dashinski, Li win World Cup aerials{mosimage}SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic – Dmitri Dashinski of Belarus and Nina Li from China were victorious in a World Cup aerials event Sunday in the Czech Republic.

Dashinski won with 251.77 points. He was trailed by Xiaopeng Han of China (244.44) and Dmitri Rak of Belarus (224.80).

Li collected a winning point total of 199.33 to beat out Alla Tsuper of Belarus (177.35) and Switzerland’s Manuela Mueller (174.31).

Lacy Schnoor laid down the top performance for the U.S. women as she took 11th. It was Schnoor’s fourth top-10 World Cup finish this season. She has been in the top 10 in four of her last five World Cup appearances.

The 2006 U.S. Olympic team members did not compete as they are in Park City, Utah for training.


Freestyle World Cup results
Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic – Feb. 5, 2006

1. Dmitri Dashinski, Belarus, 251.77 points
2. Xiaopeng Han, China, 244.44
3. Dmitri Rak, Belarus, 224.80
4. Zhongqing Liu, China, 221.34
5. Nicolas Thepaut, France, 220.13
Other U.S. athletes
17. Tim Massucco, Park City, Utah, 184.20
25. John Riopel, Park City, Utah, 112.94

1. Nina Li, China, 199.33
2. Alla Tsuper, Belarus, 177.35
3. Manuela Mueller, Switzerland, 174.31
4. Tatiana Kozachenko, Ukraine, 174.31
5. Nannan Xu, China, 173.33
Other U.S. athletes
11. Lacy Schnoor, Draper, Utah, 148.03
13. Sharlee Strebel, Layton, Utah, 138.13
15. Jill Priest, Park City, Utah, 133.69
17. Jaime Myers, Boise, Idaho, 117.64

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