Ski Cross World Cup leader Fanny Smith triumphed again in Sunny Valley ©Fanny Smith

International Ski Federation Ski Cross World Cup leaders Fanny Smith of Switzerland and Bastien Midol of France both triumphed today in Sunny Valley.

Smith won the women's event at the Cross Park course, located in Russia's Chelyabinsk region.

She defeated Sweden's Sandra Naeslund and Austria's Andrea Limbacher to extend her lead in the World Cup standings.

The Swiss skier, an Olympic bronze medallist, is now 63 points ahead of her nearest opponent, with Smith on 663 points and Naeslund on 630.

Canada's Marielle Thompson is third in the standings with 520 points.

Midol triumphed in the men's event today after topping both of the competition's qualifying events. 

Slovenia's Filip Flisar was in second, while another Frenchman, Jean Frederic Chapuis, finished in third.

Midol now has 629 points in the World Cup standings, giving him a 100 point lead over Chapuis.

Switzerland's Alex Fiva sits in third with 457 points.