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Charlotte Bankes makes history winning Britain's first ever snowboard World Championship medal Charlotte Bankes made history in the snowboard World Championships The 23-year-old became the first Briton to win a snowboard medal at the event  She finished behind the Czech Republic's Eva Samkova as she claimed gold

By Press Association Sport Staff

Published: 23:44 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 23:46 GMT, 1 February 2019

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Snowboarder Charlotte Bankes has made history by winning Britain's first medal at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships.

The 23-year-old, who switched from the French national team to join the British set-up last year, claimed silver in the Snowboard Cross final.

She finished behind the Czech Republic's Eva Samkova on the opening day of the

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