Leu won gold at Turin Games

Updated: April 6, 2010, 11:37 AM ET
Associated Press

BERN, Switzerland -- Former Olympic freestyle aerials champion Evelyne Leu of Switzerland has retired.

The Swiss ski federation said Tuesday the 33-year-old skier was ending her career after 15 years at the elite level.

Leu is a four-time Olympian who peaked in the 2006 season. That year, she won the gold medal at the Turin Games and the season-long aerials World Cup title.

She also won a silver medal at the 2005 world championships in Ruka, Finland.

Leu finished 16th at the Vancouver Olympics in her final event.


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