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Haemmerle earns gold in close Olympic snowboardcross finish


ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Alessandro Haemmerle of Austria held off Eliot Grondin of Canada in a photo finish to win the Olympic men’s snowboardcross. The 20-year-old Grondin made it close by almost diving toward the finish line with his board. It wasn’t enough to overtake Haemmerle, who took home a medal in his third Olympics. Omar Visintin of Italy took home the bronze.

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