Winter Olympics: Britain's Lloyd Wallace 19th on World Cup coma return

Lloyd Wallace
Lloyd Wallace returned to training in November after two months out
XXIII Olympic Winter Games
Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February
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British aerial skier Lloyd Wallace has finished in 19th place in his first World Cup event since a training accident left him in an induced coma.

Wallace, 22, suffered a severe head injury in August after falling during a run-up at a camp in Switzerland and was pulled unconscious from a landing pool.

The former world junior bronze medallist scored 84.60 points at the season opener in Secret Garden, China.

The second event of the six-stage World Cup series takes place on Sunday.

Wallace, who trains full-time with the Swiss team, is aiming to become the first male aerial skier since Richard Cobbing in 1998 to compete for Team GB at a Winter Olympics.

To earn a place in the field for the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in February, he needs to claim enough World Cup points to finish inside the world's top 25.

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