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China takes mixed team title for aerial clean sweep at Universiade
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Chinese finished freestyle skiing aerial clean sweep by winning mixed team competition here on Tuesday in 335.24 points from three routines at the Harbin Universiade.

China has collected both aerial individual titles by Olympic women's runner-up Li Ni'na and Jia Zongyang in the Universiade.

The two individual titlists spearheaded Chinese team to the mixed victory along with Liu Zhongqing, the silver medallist in men's aerial individual, recording 101.16 points (Li), 119.67 (Jia) and 114.41 (Liu) respectively.

Belarus finished second in a far 288.73 points and Russia was third in 251.35 points.

Timofei Slivets, Denis Osipau and Maria Shcherbina represented Belarus in the mixed team aerial; the counterparts in Russia were Vladimir Lebedev, Yury Shapkin and Anna Zukal.

Olympic silver medallist Li Ni'na came from behind to beat teammate Cheng Shuang for the victory of the women's freestyle aerials on last Sunday with a total of 191.407 points from two jumps.

Jia Zongyang led China to sweep the medals in the men's freestyle aerials on Monday. The 18-year-old Jia collected 239.40 points in two jumps for his first title at international competitions.

(Xinhua News Agency Feburary 24, 2009)

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