World Cup Opener – Mens & Womens GS

 

World Cup racing opened this weekend in “The Hot Spot of the Alps” – Sölden, Austria.. The women’s giant slalom races opened the 2014/2015 World Cup Season on Saturday, while the men’s races were held at Rettenbach Glacier on Sunday. Mikaela Shiffrin spoiled the Austrian party as she made up time on the lower half of the course and managed to tie Austrian Anna Fenninger for the victory. Austrians Eva-Maria Brem and Kathrin Zettel took third and forth. At the men’s giant slalom, Austrian Marcel Hirscher took the win with American Ted Ligety getting tenth. Austria “Top Team” is off to a strong start.

The next World Cup event is on November 15 and 16 in Levi, Finland with the Men’s and Women’s Slalom.

 

Results: WOMEN’S GIANT SLALOM

Rank Bib Name Run 1 Run 2 Tot. Time
1 5 1:18.02 1:21.83 2:39.85
1 1 1:17.93 1:21.92 2:39.85
3 10 1:18.95 1:21.17 2:40.12
4 11 1:18.98 1:21.16 2:40.14
5 9
ITA BRIGNONE Federica
1:18.57 1:21.65 2:40.22
6 15
GER REBENSBURG Viktoria
1:19.97 1:20.46 2:40.43
7 2
FRA WORLEY Tessa
1:18.35 1:23.07 2:41.42
8 7
SWE PIETILAE-HOLMNER Maria
1:18.88 1:22.73 2:41.61
9 12 1:19.84 1:21.84 2:41.68
10 8 1:19.89 1:22.50 2:42.39
17 47
USA MANCUSO Julia
1:21.94 1:22.02 2:43.96
26 54
USA MCJAMES Megan
1:24.24 1:22.36 2:46.60

 

See more at the FIS website.

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Results: MEN’S GIANT SLALOM

Rank Bib Name Run 1 Run 2 Tot. Time
1 5

AUT HIRSCHER Marcel

1:14.52 1:13.57 2:28.09
2 4

GER DOPFER Fritz

1:15.04 1:14.63 2:29.67
3 3

FRA PINTURAULT Alexis

1:15.40 1:14.75 2:30.15
4 1

AUT RAICH Benjamin

1:15.23 1:14.93 2:30.16
5 18

FRA MUFFAT-JEANDET Victor

1:16.24 1:13.99 2:30.23
6 22

ITA SIMONCELLI Davide

1:16.67 1:13.71 2:30.38
7 19

FIN SANDELL Marcus

1:17.01 1:13.75 2:30.76
8 6

FRA FANARA Thomas

1:15.98 1:14.96 2:30.94
9 9

ITA NANI Robert

1:15.70 1:15.39 2:31.09
10 2

USA LIGETY Ted

1:14.71 1:16.40 2:31.11
26 10

USA JITLOFF Tim

1:16.64 1:18.62 2:35.26

 

See more at the FIS website.

 

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