Lindsey Jacobellis prevails in Italy

Updated: March 18, 2011, 11:27 AM ET
Associated Press

VALMALENCO, Italy -- Lindsey Jacobellis of the United States won a World Cup snowboard cross race on Friday.

Jacobellis finished ahead of Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic and Deborah Anthonioz of France. World Cup leader Dominique Maltais was fourth.

Alberto Schiavon of Italy topped the men's competition ahead of Americans Jonathan Cheever and Nate Holland.

The two winners were fastest in qualification on Thursday and remained consistent on a course peppered with 18 features.


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