Bulgarian Radoslav Yankov won on home snow today ©Getty Images

Radoslav Yankov gave his home crowd something to cheer as the Bulgarian won the latest men’s parallel giant slalom event in the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard World Cup stage today.

The 27-year-old finished first in Bankso after beating Switzerland’s Nevin Galmarini in the final.

Austrian boarder Benjamin Karl beat Italy’s Mirko Felicetti to third place.

The result also means Yankov has moved to first place in the overall parallel snowboard World Cup standings as he sits on 2,720 points, bettering Karl’s 2,640.

In the women’s event, Patrizia Kummer has moved up to third overall in the overall World Cup standings after winning in Bankso today.

Patrizia Kummer topped the podium in the women's event in Bankso ©Getty Images
Patrizia Kummer topped the podium in the women's event in Bankso ©Getty Images

The Swiss boarder topped the podium in the ladies’ parallel giant slalom event at the Bulgarian resort with a victory over Austria’s Julia Dujmovits in the final.

Kummer now has 1,880 points in the overall standings, putting her on level points with Dujmovits.

Another Swiss snowboarder, Ladina Jenny, finished third in front of Austrian Claudia Riegler.

Overall World Cup leader Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic was not part of the action today, but her closest rival, Ina Meschik of Austria, could only close the gap by 320 points after coming eighth.

The latter did jump into the lead of the parallel giant slalom standings as she now has 1,920 points, 120 ahead of Ledecka.