San Clemente, CA: Olympic Gold Medalist and Defending Champion Carissa Moore wins fifth world title and Gabriel Medina of Brazil third at Rip Curl World Surfing Finals on Tuesday at Lower Tresles. Won the title of.
This was the first time WSL had decided to be the World Champion in a one-day all-winner system involving the top five female and male surfers based on season point rankings.
Moore was seeded directly into the finals, beating Australia’s Tatiana Weston Webb to defend the world title.
After finishing the regular season with a big point lead, Medina defeated Brazil’s third-seeded Filipe Toledo in the men’s final. Toledo defended Olympic gold medalist and second-seeded Brazilian world champion Italo Feheila.
Moore and Medina each earned $ 200,000 from the same $ 470,000 handbag.
Australia’s Stephanie Gilmore lost her first match of the day and finished her shot with a record eighth women’s world title.
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Moore wins World Surf League title at Lower Tresles
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