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Olsson third place finish in Alta Badia

Matts Olsson has had an impressive start of the alpine season, with a sixth place at spa and a third place in Val d'isère.

But after Sunday's sixth place in Alta Badia was the 30-year-old a little disappointed. Olsson's first year was the second fastest of all – just suveränen Marcel Hirscher was faster and he had a good chance on a new podium.

" It was very tight, if you count the away Hirscher and it could just as well have been a stool with small margins. But I did tear a little more in the second and was not so surprised when it's not lit green in goal, " he says.

– But there is no disappointment that will be for very long. If you'd asked me before the race so I would be quite happy with a sixth place and it is fun that I can give myself the chance to as many times as possible to fight for the pallplatserna, " continues Olsson.

a large lead ahead of the second run and crushed the opposition completely. He was the whole is 2.53 seconds ahead of Thomas Fanara and Alexis Pinturault, both of France.

During the Monday waiting parallellstorslalom for Olsson, who won the contest, and took his first world cup event in Alta Badia in the last year.

– Cool to go in as the defending champion, but there is one such event where it feels like you can either win, or go out directly. I am quite humbled by the task for it is quite a lot of heat that'll go well, " says Olsson.

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