Thursday's storslalomtävling was marked by the weather. When the first run was run the temperature was up in seven degrees. When the delay of the second run started at six o'clock in the evening and it was almost zero. But then had the strong wind increased. In the villages reached between 20 and 25 meters per second.
been the big snackisen before the world CUP's first individual teknikgren. The Salt and water in the hill, rescued the competition – but the conditions were tough.
low after the first run, surprisingly outside a medal as four – 44 hundredths after leading the German Viktoria Rebensburg, the fastest in the first run before Petra Vlhova (Slovakia), Ragnhild Mowinckel (Norway).
This was a good bit after – a småförkyld Frida Hansdotter tolva and Sara Hector tied for 15th place.
the ride made the wind to the organizers ended the drop on people in the lifts. Racers and servicemän were transported up to the start of piste.
When the contest would finally be decided it was Vlhova who was the strongest.
the 23-year-old won Slovakia's first world CHAMPIONSHIP gold of all time with 14 hundradelars margin to Rebensburg and a further 24 to Shiffrin – who, after all, received the medal.
Vlhova just shake my head.
" I don't know what to say. Wonderful, " she says to SVT.
" this means so much to me. We have a small team and we are a small country, but I did it. I am the best in the world.
for the Swedish part was Hector. 26-year-old climbed to the sjundeplatsen – 1,94 after Vlhova – which was a career best mästerskapsresultat.
Hector had previously best been double ninth in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS and tenth in the OLYMPICS.
" this really means a lot to get the motivation to be in the top. Then you need to get some results, " she says.
eleven and now look forward to Saturday's medaljjakt in the slalom.
– Should you wish so, I want to have gold in every event but the slalom is my big day, " she says.
Ylva Stålnacke hit a personal best as the 14th. Magdalena Fjällström finished in 30th place.