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Marcel Hirscher wins parallel giant slalom for 62nd wereldbekerzege
More Sport The 29-year-old Austrian Marcel Hirscher, yesterday, already winner of the giant slalom, parallel giant slalom in the Italian Alta Badia won. In the final he beat the Frenchman Thibaut Favrot. Another Frenchman, Alexis Pinturault, laid on the third place complete.

It is the fourth time that there is a parallel giant slalom in the wereldbekerprogramma included and only the first time that Hirscher him win. The three previous editions he could not even for the final places. This time it took the Austrian victory extra in the paint on the way to the finals two of the previous three winners off. The Norwegian Kjetil Jansrud he gave in the eighth finals of the check, the Swede Matts Olsson in the semifinals.

In total is Hirscher now 62 wereldbekerzeges (4 this season) and in so doing, he is just as good as his compatriot Annemarie Moser-Pröll. Only Swede Ingemar Stenmark (86) and the American Lindsey Vonn (82) have more wereldbekerzeges on their list of achievements.

Hirscher, eindlaureaat of the past seven years, reinforced his leadership position in the world Cup ski. With 480 points after eleven trials, 139 points ahead of his compatriot Max Franz. The Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal was the third 147 points to make. The chances are that Hirscher his lead this week, yet sensitive plot. Wednesday and Thursday, in the Saalbach-Hinterglemm after all, a giant slalom and a slalom in the program and Saturday will also follow a slalom in Italian Madonna Di Campiglio before the snelheidsspecialisten again get a chance.

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