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All three Dufour-Lapointe sisters qualify for moguls finals

The Canadian Press

2/6/2014 10:45:08 AM

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- The Dufour-Lapointe sisters all have a spot in the women's moguls finals at the Sochi Olympics.

Defending champion Hannah Kearney of the United States cruised through qualifying on Thursday, posting a score of 23.05, well clear of Montreal's Chloe Dufour-Lapointe for the top spot.

Justine Dufour-Lapointe took third and Maxime Dufour-Lapointe finished eighth, assuring all three sisters a spot in the finals.

Quebec City's Audrey Robichaud also qualified, placing ninth.

The top 10 finishers automatically advanced to the finals, with the remaining competitors returning for a second qualifying run on Saturday to fill out the rest of the field.