Mikaela Shiffrin wins the women’s giant slalom at the Alpine World Cup Series in Soldeu, Andorra.
|Michaela Shifrin hit a personal best in the whole thing (Image: Getty Images)|
In the final women’s competition of the season, the two-time Olympic and seven-time world champion skier won the championship, the 88th of her career. He has also proven himself to be the best in snowboarding and all around.
In giant slalom, she won her XXI World Cup, breaking the women’s record 20 times of Switzerland’s Frene Schneider, who excelled in the 1980s and 1990s. With 2,206 points in the compound, she has achieved a personal best and is already on the podium of 138 World Cup podiums, surpassing compatriot Lindsey Vonn.
In the first race, he achieved a significant advantage, and in the second he reached only the 15th time, but managed to stay in the lead.
Thea Louise Stjernesund finished in second place, six hundredths of a second behind. The Norwegian skier finished in the top three for the first time in a World Cup competition. Canada’s Valerie Grenier finished the race in third place, securing the podium for the second time in her career.
Alpine Skiing, Pvt
Women’s giant slalom
1. Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 1:55.88 (Race 1:56.60, Race 2:59.28)
2 – Thea-Louise Sternsund (Norway) 1:55.94 (57.31, 58.63)
3 – Valerie Grenier (Canada) 1:56.08 (57.22, 58.86)
Final Pro Championship result after 10 races: 1. Shiffrin 800 points 2. Lara Gut-Behrami (Switzerland) 532, 3. Marta Pacino (Italy) 515
Overall final score after 38 races: 1- Schiffrin 2206 points, 2. Gut Birami 1217, 3. Petra Vlahova (Slovakia) 1125.
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