Snowboarder Kwon Lee-jun wins silver in men’s halfpipe

SAPPORO, Japan -- Snowboarder Kwon Lee-jun captured silver in the men's halfpipe event at the Asian Winter Games on Saturday.

Kwon finished with 87.00 points, 6.50 points back of the gold medalist, Zhang Yiwei of China at Sapporo Bankei Ski Area.

In the final, each boarder performed twice, and the better score of the two became the athlete's final score.

Kwon earned 81.00 points in his first run, and 87.00 in his second.

Zhang scored 90.50 points in his first run, and then topped himself with 93.50 points in the second.

Ayumu Nedefuji of Japan earned 86.75 points for bronze.

Source: Yonhap News Agency

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