Switzerland’s Iouri Podladtchikov Wins Gold Medal for Halfpipe at Sochi

Published:1:36 pm EDT, February 11, 2014| Updated:1:51 pm EDT, February 11, 2014|
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Snowboarding legend gold medal for the snowboarding halfpipe event. Defeating the American favorite, Shaun White, Podladtchikov beat him by over 4 points. He competed for Russia at the Turin Olympics in 2006, but has since transferred to competing for Switzerland.

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