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Meillards, the Fourth - Kristoffersen wins Gold

Henrik Kristoffersen in the world Cup and something like the eternal Second, won his first world title. The Norwegian won the giant slalom, two-tenths ahead of Top favourite Marcel Hirscher.

over After the first run, Kristoffersen was 3rd place, but in the second passage of the Scandinavians pushed both the French mid-term Leader Alexis Pinturault, as well as a flu-like infection suffering Hirscher. Pinturault, the combination of the world champion, repeated with 0.42 seconds behind Bronze.

redemption for Kristoffersen

In the world Cup is Kristoffersen in this Winter, still winless. His first victory, he saved for the most important Moment. At world championship level, he had been missing out on the medals. Three times he was already Fourth. The Ski Nation Austria will have to wait, however, more to the first title in Are. Giant slalom Olympic champion remains only the Slalom on Sunday.

Meillards ungrateful Fourth

Loïc Meillards drove a very strong race, but missed on Fourth place in a medal. The Valais, Fifth at mid-term with 75 Hundredths off the best time, was absent exactly half a second. Meillards but fell short of the best Swiss world Cup result in the giant slalom for 10 years, since the world title from Carlo Janka. And the only 22 could be-Year-old is quite proud of. In the world Cup he was in this discipline only one Time better than the Second just before Christmas in Saalbach.
Good also Junior world champion Marco or Matt as the tenth think. At mid-term of Nidwalden had been lying in Position 8. For him, we shall apply the same for Meillards. The 21-year-old Swiss was in the giant slalom just a better: at the beginning of December in Val d'isère as the Seventh.

The two Grisons in the Swiss giant slalom Team came to the finish. Gino Caviezel of arbitration in the upper part of the track. For Thomas Tumler, the denies as a 29-Year-old his first world Cup and in the Super-G was secreted, came to the Out a little further down, to humble.

world Cup giant slalom of the men in Are:

1. Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR) 2:20.24
2. Marcel Hirscher (AUT) +0.20
3. Alexis Pinturault (FRA) +0.42
4. Loic Meillards (SUI) +0.92
5. Zan Kranjec (SLO) +1.04
5. Marco Schwarz (AUT) +1.04
7. Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen +1.08
8. Alexander Schmid +1.19
9. Stefan Brennsteiner 1.38
10. Marco or Matt +1.39

Created: 15.02.2019, 15:36 PM

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