Sovereign Shiffrin extends winning streak in the slalom

Skistjernen Mikaela Shiffrin reached the Sunday up to 62 victories in total in the World Cup, when she prevailed in the UNITED states. Skistjernen Mikaela Shi

Sovereign Shiffrin extends winning streak in the slalom

Skistjernen Mikaela Shiffrin reached the Sunday up to 62 victories in total in the World Cup, when she prevailed in the UNITED states.

Skistjernen Mikaela Shiffrin expanding its impressive number of wins, as the women on the Sunday competed in the slalom at the World Cup in Killington in the UNITED states.

Here ended the 24-year-old american in the first place after the two passes.

Shiffrin was 2,29 seconds faster than Slovakia's Petra Vlhová, while the Swedish Anna Swenn finished in third place.

It was Shiffrins the World Cup victory number 62, and thus equalized she is austrian Annemarie Moser-Prölls holding.

The 42 wins have come in slalom, and in the discipline she beat recently the legend Ingemar Stenmarks record of 40 slalomsejre, as the women opened the World Cup in slalom in Finland.

across all disciplines is Stenmark is still the record holder with 86 World Cup wins.

Lindsey Vonn is listed for 82 wins, while austrian Marcel Hirscher has won 67 World Cup races in total.

Mikaela Shiffrin has three times won the overall World Cup, but after the victory she stressed, however, that the victories do not come easily.

- It was a really tough game. I knew that Petra (Vlhová, red.) committed some errors in the first pass, but it was a tough match, and I was right on the border, says Mikaela Shiffrin, according to AFP.

It was Shiffrins fourth World Cup victory in a row in slalom.

the Men were also in action in the alpine World Cup on Sunday. Here were the contenders compete in the super-G in canadian Lake Louise.

Austrian Matthias Mayer was the fastest ahead of Italian Dominik Paris and fellow countryman Vincent Kriechmayr. Thus the hopper Mayer up in the first place in the overall World Cup standings after the season's first four races.

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Updated Date: 02 December 2019, 03:00

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