That put Aaliyah off her
rhythm and she fell in her second pass for a lowly score of 4,300 to
finish last out of eight skiers in the semi-finals on Sunday.
World champion Anna Gay
of the United States set the pace with 9,920 points while France’s
Clementine Lucine was second with 8,770.
Another American – former
world Under-21 champion – Alex Lauretano was third with 7,620 points.
Only the top six qualify
for the final and Aaliyah’s score wasn’t far off from sixth placed
Erika Lang’s 5,590.
“The restart after the
aborted first pass did affect me a bit,” said the SEA Games double
gold medallist Aaliyah.
“This could happen in any
competition so I just need to be stronger in focusing on my task in