Austrian, Czech riders win on Beijing 2022 Snowboard Cross track


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CHONGLI, China, Nov.28 (Xinhua) -- Austria's Alessandro Haemmerle and Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic took the men's and women's titles respectively at the FIS Snowboard Cross World Cup, also a Beijing 2022 test event, here on Sunday. Italy's Omar Visintin and Nick Baumgartner of the United States finished second and third in the men's race respectively. Charlotte Bankes of Britain took silver in the women's race, while Italy's Michela Moioli scooped the bronze. Haemmerle and Visintin, who are both No.1 in the latest rankings, both crossed the finish line first in their own groups of the last-32 run. They...