Canadian Marion Thénault won her first FIS Aerials World Cup event of her career in Almaty ©Getty Images

Australia’s Laura Peel retained the women’s International Ski Federation (FIS) Aerials World Cup title with a sixth-place finish in Almaty, but the day belonged to Canadian Marion Thénault who won the final stage of the season.

Needing to come at least seventh to win the women’s crystal globe, Peel achieved a score of 62.24 points to finish in the top six in the Kazakh city.

Thénault registered her first World Cup victory of her career after landing a superb jump to register 89.88.

Liubov Nikitina of Russia clinched silver with 86.36, while the bronze went to Zhanbota Aldabergenova of Kazakhstan.

Peel, who won gold in the women’s aerials at the World Championships three days ago, finished the World Cup standings on 450 points.

American Winter Vinecki came second with 343, while Thénault’s victory saw her climb into the top three on 312.

In the men’s event in Almaty, the top two spots were taken by Swiss skiers as Pirmin Werner edged out compatriot Nicolas Gygax with a winning score of 121.72.

Gygax finished on 119.46 to secure silver with Canadian Lewis Irving coming third with 113.28.

Crystal globe winner Maxim Burov, who has won five stages this season, produced a below-par performance as he came 10th on 77.37.

The Russian accumulated 526 points from the seven legs to finish top of the pile ahead of Swiss duo Noé Roth and Werner who recorded 320 and 305 respectively.

The FIS Moguls World Cup season is set to come to a close tomorrow with the men’s and women’s dual moguls competitions.