Canada's Mikaël Kingsbury, centre, claimed another FIS Freestyle World Cup dual moguls victory in Italy ©FIS

Olympic gold medallists Mikaël Kingsbury, of Canada, and Jakara Anthony, of Australia, claimed victories in the dual moguls at the International Ski Federation Freestyle Ski World Cup in Chiesa in Valmalenco.

This is the third consecutive dual moguls win for Kingsbury, while it is the second successive triumph for Anthony as they both retained their places at the top of the rankings in the race for the Crystal Globe.

Kingsbury, winners men’s moguls gold medal at Pyeongchang 2018, progressed through the bracket in the the Italian commune beating Switzerland’s Marco Tade 24 points to 11 in the round of 16, Finland’s Jimi Salonen 25-10 in the quarter-finals and Sweden’s Ludvig Fjallstrom 22-13 in the semi-finals.

He then scored a maximum 35 points against Japan’s Ikuma Horishima in the final to secure the title.

Sweden’s Walter Wallberg overcame compatriot Ludvig Fjallstrom 26-9 to finish third.

Anthony, the Beijing 2022 moguls champion, progressed pass France’s Camille Cabrol, Canada’s Maia Schwinghamer, and Kai Ownes of the United States to reach the final.

The 23-year-old from Queensland scored 30 points to Cabrol’s five to dispatch her first opponent.

She then beat Schwinghamer 23-12 before producing a maximum 35 points against Owens.

The final was a close contest between Antony and France’s Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic moguls champion Perrine Laffont.

Anthony came out victorious in the end, scoring 20 points to Laffont’s 15.

Jaelin Kauf of the US came third after recording a perfect 35 points against Owens.

The fourth and final leg in the Dual Moguls World Cup series is due to take place at Megève  in France next Saturday March 19.