Korpi edges Batchelor

Updated: January 22, 2010, 11:31 PM ET
Associated Press

STONEHAM, Quebec -- Finland's Janne Korpi won a World Cup halfpipe competition Friday, beating Canadian Jeff Batchelor.

China's Cai Xuetong edged teammate Sun Zhifeng for the women's title.

Korpi finished with 45.7 points to beat Batchelor (44.3) and Finland's Antti Autti (41.8). Batchelor earned a spot on the Canadian Olympic team with the top-five finish.

Cai earned 46.6 points, and Sun finished at 42.7.


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