BBC Sport - Sochi 2014: Pierre Vaultier wins 'miracle' snowboard cross gold
Vaultier wins 'miracle' gold
- From the section Winter Olympics
Pierre Vaultier of France wins a "miracle" Olympic gold medal in the snowboard cross, to complete an amazing comeback from an anterior cruciate ligament injury he suffered in December.
It can take an athlete up to nine months to recover from that injury, but Vaultier not only competed, he won a thrilling final duel with Russian Nikolay Olyunin to cross the in first place.
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