Indiana's Hannah Roberts has become the top seed heading into the first-ever inaugural Olympic BMX freestyle finals Saturday night, where Team USA will set out to walk home with two medals.
The night of events, which begin at 8:10 p.m. CT, start with the women’s final.
In her Olympic-debut, Roberts finished as the top scorer during seeding, with Perris Benegas taking the second highest spot.
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Roberts won the world championships in the event in 2017, 2019 and 2021, while Benegas won the title in 2018. The three-time world champion posted an average that was a point higher than Benegas’ during the two seeding runs.
The 19-year-old South Bend, Indiana native finished her first run with a score of 89.80, the highest of any run Friday night. Roberts then completed her second round with a score of 85.60, leaving her with an average of 87.70 - the highest of the night.
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Freestyle BMX riders are scored on execution and difficulty of their tricks. The top-scoring rider will compete last in the final for the event.
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Roberts began competing when she was 12 years old. In 2017, she became the first-ever BMX Freestyle World Champion at the inaugural World Championships in China.
This year, Roberts earned her third world title in the women’s BMX park World Championship in France.