On February 22 (Wednesday) 2023, Tsubaki Miki, who belongs to Cataler, participated in the Parallel Slalom Mixed Team event at the 15th Snowboard World Championships held in Bakuriani, Georgia. She teamed up with Ryusuke Shinohara (Daito Bunka University).
Team PSL (Parallel Slalom)
Male: Ryusuke Shinohara (Daito Bunka University)
Female: Tsubaki Miki (Cataler)
■Pre-Heats: Qualification run (on the blue course)
Against China 1.
In the first run, Ryusuke Shinohara handed over a baton with +0.96 seconds.
In the second run, Tsubaki Miki made up the deficit and won the team match by 0.63 seconds.
■1/8 Final: Top-16 match-up (on the red course)
Against Austria 2.
In the first run, Ryusuke Shinohara handed over a baton with +1.50 seconds.
In the second run, Tsubaki Miki closed the gap by 1.07 seconds, but lost the team match by 0.43 seconds.
OFFICIAL RESULTS (sourced from FIS)
Winner: Italy 2 (Aaron March and Nadya Ochner)
Runner-up: Austria 1 (Andreas Prommeger and Sabina Schoeffman)
Third Place: Switzerland 1 (Dario Caviezel and Julie Zogg)
14th: Japan 1 (Ryusuke Shinohara and Tsubaki Miki)
17th: Japan 2 (Masaki Shiba and Tomoka Takeuchi)
The number of teams: 24 (48 competitors)
In the first match of the final rounds, Tsubaki Miki rode steadily and chased down the opponent’s lead. But unfortunately, the team lost by 0.43 seconds, ending up finishing 14th.
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