By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — American-born snowboarder Vic Wild has completed a historic sweep of the Olympic snowboard parallel slalom events and given his adopted country of Russia a boost in the race to top the medals table in Sochi.
Wild edged Zan Kosir of Slovenia by 0.11 seconds in Saturday's final of parallel slalom to win his second gold medal of the games.
The win capped a remarkable four days for the native of White Salmon, Wash., who is married to Russian snowboarder Alena Zavarzina and earlier won gold in parallel giant slalom.
Wild narrowly escaped the semifinals in Saturday's parallel slalom before keeping Kosir at bay in the final.
Julia Dujmovits of Austria won gold in the women's race. Anke Karstens of Germany won silver with teammate Amelie Kober taking bronze.
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