Canada’s Meryeta O’Dine wins Olympic bronze in snowboard cross

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USA’s Lindsey Jacobellis won gold and France’s Chloe Trespeuch took silver

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Meryeta O’Dine, whose 2018 Olympics were cut short by a concussion in training, won a bronze medal in women’s snowboard cross on Wednesday.

O’Dine, 24, outlasted a large field and placed third behind American Lindsey Jacobellis and Frenchwoman Chloe Trespeuch.
It’s Canada’s first medal in this event since Dominique Maltais won silver in 2014.

Beijing 2022 Olympic Games – Snowboarding – Women's Snowboard Cross Big Final – Genting Snow Park, Zhangjiakou, China – February 9, 2022. Lindsey Jacobellis of the United States in action, Chloe Trespeuch of France and Meryeta Odine of Canada in action.  REUTERS/Mike Blake
Beijing 2022 Olympic Games – Snowboarding – Women’s Snowboard Cross Big Final – Genting Snow Park, Zhangjiakou, China – February 9, 2022. Lindsey Jacobellis of the United States in action, Chloe Trespeuch of France and Meryeta Odine of Canada in action. REUTERS/Mike Blake Photo by MIKE BLAKE /Reuters
ZHANGJIAKOU, CHINA – FEBRUARY 09: Bronze medalist Meryeta Odine of Team Canada celebrates during the Women's Snowboard Cross Flower Ceremony on Day 5 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at Genting Snow Park on February 09, 2022 in Zhangjiakou , China.
ZHANGJIAKOU, CHINA – FEBRUARY 09: Bronze medalist Meryeta Odine of Team Canada celebrates during the Women’s Snowboard Cross Flower Ceremony on Day 5 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at Genting Snow Park on February 09, 2022 in Zhangjiakou , China. Photo by Clive Rose /Getty Images
ZHANGJIAKOU, CHINA - FEBRUARY 09: Gold medalist Lindsey Jacobellis of Team USA (C), silver medalist Chloe Trespeuch of Team France (L) and bronze medalist Meryeta Odine of Team Canada (R) celebrate during the Women's Snowboard Cross Flower Ceremony on Day 5 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at Genting Snow Park on February 09, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China.
ZHANGJIAKOU, CHINA – FEBRUARY 09: Gold medalist Lindsey Jacobellis of Team USA (C), silver medalist Chloe Trespeuch of Team France (L) and bronze medalist Meryeta Odine of Team Canada (R) celebrate during the Women’s Snowboard Cross Flower Ceremony on Day 5 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at Genting Snow Park on February 09, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China. Photo by Clive Rose /Getty Images
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