Air Canada takes four medals at World Championships 

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For Dionne, 20, the bronze medal complements the bronze she won in the Olympics a year ago.

"Just to be on the podium at another major competition is so relieving," she said. "It’s so awesome to share the podium with my teammate again."

Veronica Brenner of Sharon, Ontario finished in fourth place for Canada. Melissa Prefontaine of Grande Prairie, Alberta, was 17 th and Karen MacDonald of Toronto was 21 st .

In the men’s contest, 23-year-old Steve Omischl of North Bay, Ontario was the top Canadian in third place with a score of 251.20. Dmitri Arkhipov of Russia took the gold medal with a 259.65, followed by Alexei Grichin of Belarus with a 257.98.

"I didn’t even jump my best today," said Omischl.

"I’m going with some redemption," he added, referring to his 11th place finish at the same venue in the recent Winter Games. "To come back and win a medal here where I slapped back (at the Olympics) is very satisfying."

The Freestyle World Cup season continues this weekend with moguls and aerials at Steamboat Springs in Utah, before events in Japan, the Czech Republic and Norway.

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