Gut Berami wins World Cup alpine skiing season opener, finishes sixth in Shiffrin

Lara Gut Berami (SUI) won the opening Alpine World Cup event of the 2023-2024 season for the International Ski Federation (FIS).Gut Berami won the opening women’s giant slalom of the 2023-2024 FIS Alpine World Cup season in Zölden, Austria, on Sunday (Nov. 28) with a combined time of 2 minutes, 18.94 seconds in the first and second runs.She was just 0.02 seconds behind runner-up Federica Brignone (ITA) in 2:18.96.Gut Berami, the gold medalist in the women’s super combined at last year’s Beijing Winter Olympics, won her 39th career World Cup title.

Of her 39 World Cup victories, 31 have come in the speedway and downhill, and this is her seventh career World Cup giant slalom title.Mikayla Shiffrin (USA) finished sixth with a time of 2:20.34.A win today would have given Shiffrin, who swept the last five giant slalom races of the season, her sixth straight World Cup giant slalom victory, the first in 25 years since Devera Compagnoni (ITA) in 1998.Prior to the race, Shiffrin was honored with a trophy as the Ski Journalists Association’s Skier of the Year.This is the third time Shiffrin has been named Skier of the Year, having previously been honored in 2017 and 2019.The FIS Alpine World Cup kicked off today and will 토토사이트 continue between Europe and North America until March 2024.

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