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90th World Cup win: Mikaela Shiffrin wins the Killington slalom

90th World Cup win: Mikaela Shiffrin wins the Killington slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin wins the slalom, ahead of Petra Vlhova and Wendy Holdener. Katarina Huber is the 11th best Austrian.

US national champion Mikaela Shiffrin won the women’s slalom in Killington for the sixth time. This Sunday was the record 90th success of the Alpine Skiing World Cup winner. The other positions on the podium were occupied by Slovakian Petra Vlhova (+0.33 seconds) and Swiss Wendy Holdener (+1.37). The best ÖSV representative was Katharina Huber from Lower Austria in 11th place.

Aside from 2022, when only fifth place was visible, Shiffrin has always won the slalom at Killington since the Vermont town first appeared on the calendar in 2016. The 28-year-old, who went to school at the Academy Burke Mountain in Vermont, twice the fastest time, and gave Vlhova no chance.

A setback for ÖSV

The women of ÖSV had to suffer a setback this time in their search for a great feeling of success. Katarina Liensberger, who initially finished third on the podium in Levi, was eliminated in the first round. Katharina Troupe improved from 27th to 17th in her second round.

Katharina Galhuber finished 21st, just ahead of Franziska Gretsch. In 28th place, Stephanie Brunner achieved her first top-30 finish in the slalom since January 2019 (19th in Flachau). (Abba)

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