Canadian Justine Dufour-Lapointe beat Hannah Kearney to win the World Championship in moguls Sunday, just as she did at the Sochi Olympics.
Dufour-Lapointe, one of three sisters in the sport, scored 87.25 points in the super final in Kreischberg, Austria. Kearney won silver with 85.66. Australian Britteny Cox took bronze with 81.91.
Dufour-Lapointe, 20, won her first World title after bagging bronze in 2013. Kearney, the 2005 and 2013 World champion, won her fourth career World Championships moguls medal to add to her 2010 Olympic gold and 2014 Olympic bronze.
Kearney will retire after this World Cup season concludes.
“Today, my last run was my best run,” Kearney said, according to the U.S. Ski Team. “I made the improvements I wanted, but Justine beat me. And that happens — that’s moguls skiing.”
Also Sunday, Canadian Mikael Kingsbury was upset by France’s Anthony Benna in the men’s competition.
Benna, who finished 23rd in Sochi, scored 86.89 in the super final, beating Kingsbury by .35. Kingsbury won the 2013 World Championship and silver at the Sochi Olympics. Olympic champion Alexandre Bilodeau retired after Sochi.
Benna, 27, has competed on the World Cup tour since 2005 and made the podium once — in 2011. He was also 23rd at the 2013 World Championships.
American Patrick Deneen, the 2009 World champion, finished fourth Sunday.