China's Liu Jiayu celebrates after ladies' halfpipe final of snowboard at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park in PyeongChang, South Korea, on Feb. 13, 2018. Liu Jiayu won the silver medal with 89.75 points. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)
PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- Liu Jiayu snatched the silver medal of the women's snowboard halfpipe, the first medal for China at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park here on Tuesday.
Liu, the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games champion, earned 89.75 points in her second run of three to take the silver.
American Chloe Kim won the gold with 98.25 points in her first run. Her compatriot
Arielle Gold took the bronze with 85.75.
Cai Xuetong of China finished fifth with 76.50.