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Russian freestyle skier Burov wins gold at 2021 World Championship in men’s aerials

Burov is now the two-time world champion, winning his first gold at the 2019 World Championship

MOSCOW, March 10. /TASS/. Russian freestyle skier Maxim Burov won gold on Wednesday at the 2021 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships event in men’s aerials competition in Kazakhstan’s Almaty.

Judges awarded 22-year-old Burov 135.00 points for his performance. Christopher Lillis of the United States won the silver with 133.50 points and Burov’s teammate Pavel Krotov took the bronze showing the result of 127.50 points.

Burov is now the two-time world champion, winning his first gold at the previous World Championship in 2019. He is also the bronze medal winner of the 2019 World Championship in team mixed aerials.

Today’s bronze is the first medal of the World Championships for 28-year-old Krotov.

The 2021 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championship is hosted by a number of countries, namely by Sweden’s Idre, Slovenia’s Rogla, Kazakhstan’s Almaty and Aspen of the United States.

After the ski and snowboard cross competitions in Idre last month, Rogla hosted the parallel and giant slalom snowboard competitions on March 1-2. Almaty is holding moguls and aerials events on March 8-11 and Aspen is set to organize slopestyle, halfpipe and big air ev