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Mikaela Shiffrin ties Lindsey Vonn record at Globe Cup Finals


Mar 18, 2023

Mikaela Shiffrin tied Lindsey Vonn‘s female record with her 137th profession Alpine skiing Globe Cup podium, taking third place in the slalom at the Globe Cup Finals in Andorra on Saturday.

Shiffrin, racing for the second time offered that breaking Ingemar Stenmark‘s profession Alpine Globe Cup wins record final Saturday, completed 86 hundredths behind Olympic champion Petra Vlhova of Slovakia, combining occasions from two runs.

Six of the 22 skiers skied out of the second run on soft snow.

In Shiffrin’s preceding race at the season-ending Finals, she was 14th in Thursday’s super-G, which is not a single of her principal events.

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Shiffrin earned her 137th podium in her 248th commence off, which indicates she has completed in the most effective three in 55 % of her Globe Cup races dating to her debut at age 15 in 2011.

The only guys with additional Alpine Globe Cup podiums are the Swede Stenmark (155) and Austrian Marcel Hirscher (138).

Shiffrin’s pretty initially likelihood to break her tie with Vonn comes in Sunday’s giant slalom, the final race of the season, reside on Peacock.

Shiffrin, who broke Vonn’s female profession wins record of 82 in January, clinched season titles in the common, GS and slalom prior to the Finals.

Also Saturday, Swiss Marco Odermatt won the men’s giant slalom by two.11 seconds — the most significant margin of victory in any men’s Globe Cup race in four years — for his 13th Globe Cup victory this season, tying the men’s single-season record.

He also reached two,042 points for the season, breaking Austrian Hermann Maier‘s men’s record of two,000 points in a single season from 1999-2000.

Slovenian Tina Maze holds the common record of two,414 points from 2012-13.

“We partied difficult on Thursday,” quickly soon after winning the Globe Cup Finals super-G, Odermatt stated, according to the International Ski Federation. “Today wasn’t effortless for the explanation that of these damn two,000 points. I absolutely wanted the podium at the moment. So, a additional victory, two seconds ahead, I do not know what to say.”

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