American 17-year-old Chloe Kim wins halfpipe gold

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - American snowboarder Chloe Kim has won the halfpipe gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

The 17-year-old from California dominated the field of a dozen riders, posting a score of 93.75 during the first of her three runs in the finals and a 98.25 in the last run.

Jiayu Liu of China took the silver and American Arielle Gold won bronze, edging out three-time Olympic medalist Kelly Clark.

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