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Unbeatable Shiffrin equalised the record

Mikaela Shiffrin wins in Courchevel at the 35. Time in a Slalom. It is a record, not celebrated more victories in this discipline. With the victory, Shiffrin overtakes the Swiss Vreni Schneider and closes to the previous sole record holder Marlies Schild from Austria. Their sister, Bernadette, after the first round in tier 3, tried with all his strength to stop Shiffrins record hunting, but failed in the second run with a threader.

That Shiffrin would win this record sooner or later, was a matter of time. Now she has him. At The Age Of 23. For comparison: Vreni Schneider took their 34. and last victory in the Slalom in March of 1995 at the age of 30 years, Marlies Schild was in your 35. Win even two years older. Shiffrin will be able to maintain your level and it remains of serious injury, is itself the mark of 100 world Cup Victories.

Vlhova and Hans dotter: It takes two perfect runs

Second in Courchevel, as in the first two Slaloms of the winter in Levi and Killington, the Slovakian Petra Vlhova. Vlhova was able to keep up, especially in the first run, Shiffrin, was only four hundredths. Thus, Shiffrin said after the race that she had the feeling to be worse risks than the runner-up. So it was in the first section of the second run, Shiffrin gave up her lead and short it looked then, as your Vlhova might ruin the record. On the last meters Shiffrin made it four-tenths of a good.

Vlhova was on both runs seen, the only one that Shiffrin was really dangerous. What it takes to beat Shiffrin in Courchevel, but showed a other: Frida Hansdotter: The Olympic champion, in the first race, behind Wendy Holdener still Fifth, sent with a virtually perfect ride is a Declaration of war to the start house. She distanced the Rest of the field by almost a second. The conclusion remained, finally, to beat her to rank 3 insight: in order To Mikaela Shiffrin in normal form, it takes more than a perfect run.

Holdener is doing hard time and the Fourth

Wendy Holdener is also missed in the third Slalom of the winter of the Podium. The Schwyzerin, which was to become, in Levi, Fifth in Killington Sixth, finished fourth behind Vlhova and Hans dotter as the Fourth. "I've done today is hard. Me the looseness is missing at the Moment, to be in such conditions. I hope that we will not have any of this kind of conditions," said the world Cup - and Olympic-Second. Persistent rain in the night on Saturday had a problem with the slope arg.

rank 2-final rank 4: Wendy Holdeners journey in the Video. Video: SRF

second best Swiss rider was Aline Danioth. The Urnerin from Andermatt was the Sixteenth, and was classified so as good as never in the world Cup. A month ago in the Slalom at Killington, she had become eighteenth. As the third rider of Swiss-Ski, Carole was Snappy in the final. The Nidwaldnerin was ranked 27. Michelle Gisin opted to Start in France.

For the women after a stressful week, and now a little Christmas break. The next race, the giant slalom from Semmering, at 28. December. Shiffrin is looking forward to the week without a serious fight. you'll have to spend with your friend, Matthieu Faivre. "I can't wait to see him," she said according to their record. Faivre is also a ski racer and he is a Frenchman, probably the reason why Shiffrin was the French audience was so well-disposed. (mro/sda)

Created: 22.12.2018, 10:14 PM

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