After two races, next to the podium by Marcel Hirscher returns to Zagreb for the win. The Austrian won the Slalom above Croatia's capital, ahead of Alexis Pinturault and Manuel Feller.
a Decisive factor for its 30. Slalom victory was the second race in Salzburg, thanks to the best time and the failure of the half, leading Marco Black of 2. Place to the top pushed. The Reserve on the French Pinturault amounted to six-tenths, Manuel Feller was followed by two hundredths behind.
Swiss do not, can not take advantage of a good situation
The Swiss Topquartett could be the good starting position in the second race, also due to the difficult viewing conditions in the second race. Only Daniel Yule was able to hold on to ninth place on the front positions. Of the Valais, who had triumphed before Christmas in Madonna di Campiglio for the first time, was satisfied. "In view of the poor 2. Run, the result is okay," he commented, after his fourth Top-10 place in the fourth special slalom of the winter.
Ramon Zenhäusern, as the Seventh of the best Swiss after the first round, and Loïc Meillards left. Luca Aerni was the 21. still a couple of points, after he had averted the From with an extra loop. The combination of the world Champions of 2017 but fear to the world Cup participation in February. Four more Slaloms (and two giant slaloms) are the technicians up to the world Championships in February, Are still on the program for the all-rounder also, the Wengen-combination.
Tanguy Nef, surprised, and met world Cup standards
it was the second best Swiss in Zagreb, surprisingly, Tanguy Nef. In the USA, students from Geneva took advantage of his early start number in the second, joined by the 28. on the 13. Space in front and met the world championship standard. The first contribution he had in November with his 11. Place in Levi.
With four riders in the Top 15, and six of seven in the 2. Run had presented the situation for the Swiss at half-time yet full of promise. Zenhäusern, Meillards, and Aerni were not the only ones who failed in the diffuse light. The same nine riders reached the target in the second pass. (var/sda)
Created: 06.01.2019, 11:47 PM