On 22 January 2023, Tsubaki Miki, alpine snowboarder who belongs to Cataler, participated in the FIS Snowboard World Cup event held at Bansko, Bulgaria.
Women’s PSL (Parallel Slalom)
■First race in the qualification round (on the blue course).
Against Melanie Hochreiter.
■Second race in the qualification round (on the red course).
Against Julie Zogg.
Total time in the qualification: 1 minute and 18.48 seconds.
Passed the qualification in 4th place.
According to the total time of two qualification runs, the top-16 riders can progress to the final rounds.
＊Time matters only in the qualification rounds. The finals are the knock-out rounds.
1/8 Finals: Top-16 match-up (on the red course).
Against Jessica Keiser.
Won by 0.39 seconds.
■Quarterfinals: Top-8 match-up (on the red course).
Against Lucia Dalmasso.
Won by 0.01 seconds.
■Semifinals: Top-4 match-up (on the blue course).
Against Daniela Ulbing.
Lost by 0.86 seconds.
■Small Final: 3rd place match (on the blue course).
Against Patrizia Kummer.
Lost by 1.40 seconds.
■Points earned: 500 points.
■Overall World Cup standings (as of 22 January)
・PSL: 6th place
・PGS: 7th place
・Parallel Overall: 5th place
OFFICIAL RESULTS (sourced from FIS)
Winner: Julie Zogg (Switzerland/1992)
Runner-up: Daniela Ulbing (Austria/1998)
3rd place: Patrizia Kummer (Switzerland/1994)
4th place: Tsubaki Miki (Japan/2003)
24th place: Suzumi Maeda (Japan/2005)
DNS: Asa Toyoda (Japan/1996)
The number of the competitors: 27
You can also see the footage of the big final match-up (Julie Zogg vs Daniela Ulbing).
(FIS Snowboarding YouTube)
Tsubaki finished 4th in PSL, her best result in this season so far.
We’d appreciate your continuous support for Tsubaki Miki.
Tsubaki Miki passes qualifying in 2nd in PSL (Parallel Slalom), but loses in finals into 5th place.