Eva Samková wins snowboard cross World Cup race in Italy

Czech Republic’s Eva Samková won the women’s Snowboard Cross World Cup race in the Italian resort of Chiesa on Sunday, after claiming bronze in the season’s opening event on the previous day.

The Olympic champion from Sochi and a two-time World Cup crystal globe winner finished ahead of Faye Gulini of the United States and Julia Pereira de Sousa of France. It is the first victory for Samková since December 2019.

Author: Ruth Fraňková