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Triumphant Vlhova beats Shiffrin again

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova beat U.S. rival Mikaela Shiffrin into second place in a World Cup ladies’s slalom for the second time in two days in Finland on Sunday.

The reigning general World Cup champion received the opening slalom of the season with the quickest time in each runs in Levi on Saturday and doubled up with a repeat efficiency a day later.

She beat Shiffrin, who made a expensive mistake on the higher a part of the slope, by 0.47 seconds for her twenty second profession World Cup win and 14th in slalom. Germany’s Lena Duerr was third, the identical as on Saturday.

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Shiffrin is one win in need of Swedish nice Ingemar Stenmark’s 32-year-old report for many World Cup wins in a single self-discipline however will now have to attend till she is again on house snow in Killington, Vermont subsequent weekend.

Stenmark received 46 big slaloms within the Seventies and Eighties, whereas Shiffrin is on 45 slalom victories and 70 in whole.

Shiffrin, winner of the season-opening big slalom in Soelden, Austria, now has 109 profession podiums and shares the general World Cup lead with Vlhova — the pair tied on 260 factors after three races however the Slovak forward on wins.

“It’s a nearly perfect start, and especially after the last couple of weeks,” Shiffrin, recovered from a nagging again harm, stated on Saturday of a season that has the 2022 Beijing Olympics as her most important focus.

“It’s easy to start getting greedy, and I feel like in order to win races you really have to earn it.”

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Reporting by Alan Baldwin in London, enhancing by Ed Osmond

Alpine Skiing - Ski World Cup - Levi - Levi, Sirkka, Finland - November 21, 2021 Slovakia's Petra Vlhova during the women's slalom PHOTOGRAPHER/Lehtikuva via REUTERS

Alpine Skiing - Ski World Cup - Levi - Levi, Sirkka, Finland - November 21, 2021 Slovakia's Petra Vlhova celebrates on the podium after winning the women's slalom alongside second place Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. and third place Germany's Lena Duerr of Germany Jussi Nukari/Lehtikuva via REUTERS

Alpine Skiing - Ski World Cup - Levi - Levi, Sirkka, Finland - November 21, 2021 Slovakia's Petra Vlhova celebrates on the podium with a reindeer after winning the women's slalom  Jussi Nukari/Lehtikuva via REUTERS

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