Mikaela Shiffrin wins 41st slalom World Cup title to break Ingemar Stenmark’s record
American Mikaela Shiffrin has won her 41st slalom World Cup title to surpass great Ingemar Stenmark album.
Shiffrin, 24, was behind Petra Vlhova following the first run, but after the Slovakian crashed out on the second, Shiffrin took success in 58.79 minutes.
Stenmark – a Olympic winner in slalom and giant slalom – won 40 slalom names between 1974-1987.
“I feel just a little bit lucky for this win,” explained Shiffrin.
“But I also feel great with my ski so I’m glad.”
While Austrian Katharina Truppe came third for her first World Cup podium finish, the Wendy Holdener of switzerland ended second in Levi.
Shiffrin – a champion and overall World Cup champion for the past three years – now contains a total of 61 World Cup successes across all occasions.
Saturday’s win victory takes her nearer to the achievements while Stenmark won a 86 of her countrywoman Lindsey Vonn, who retired earlier this year with 82 World Cup victories.
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