Sochi 2014: Alla Tsuper of Belarus wins surprise aerials gold

Alla Tsuper

Alla Tsuper of Belarus won a surprise women's freestyle skiing aerials gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

The 34-year-old, who had never won a medal in four previous Olympics, scored 98.01 in the four-person final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.

China's Xu Mengtao took silver with 83.50, while the bronze medal went to 2010 champion Lydia Lassila, of Australia, with 72.12.

Favourite Li Nina, of China, came fourth after falling in the final.