For the fourth time this season and the sixth time in her career, Frida Hansdotter has taken the second place of the slalom in Maribor. In front of 20 000 thousands people, Tina Maze has won the race. Kathrin Zettel completes the podium.
Frida Hansdotter is now waiting for her first World Cup victory: “First of all, I’m happy with my performance today. Tina did a great job, she is full of confidence and was impossible to beat today. I hope my first victory will come soon, it would be huge if it happens at the World Championships”, explained Frida after the race.
Before the World Championships, she will take part to the City Event in Moscow. Here is the list of qualified athletes.
WCSL SL Ladies Tina Maze SLO, Mikaela Shiffrin USA, Frida Hansdotter SWE, Veronika Velez Zuzulova SVK, Tanja Poutiainen FIN, Christina Geiger GER (replaces Maria Hoefl-Riesch), Carmen Thalmann AUT (replaces Kathrin Zettel), Bernadette Schild AUT (replaces Schild Marlies), Maria Pietilae-Holmner SWE, Michaela Kirchgasser AUT, Brittany Phelan CAN (replaces Erin Mielzynski), Anna Sorokina RUS (Wild card)
WCSL Overall Ladies Nicole Hosp AUT (replaces Anna Fenninger), Lena Duerr GER (replaces Viktoria Rebensburg), Alexandra Daum AUT (replaces Elisabeth Goergl), Wendy Holdener SUI (replaces Lara Gut)
WCSL SL Men Marcel Hirscher AUT, Felix Neureuther GER, Andre Myhrer SWE, Ivica Kostelic CRO, Wolfgang Hörl AUT (replaces Mario Matt), Manfred Moelgg ITA, Fritz Dopfer GER, Jean-Baptiste Grange FRA (replaces Alexis Pinturault), Stefano Gross ITA, Manuel Feller AUT (replaces Manfred Pranger), Jens Byggmark SWE, Alexander Khoroshilov RUS (Wild card)
WCSL Overall Men Leif Kristian Haugen NOR (replaces Aksel Lund Svindal), David Chodounsky USA (replaces Ted Ligety), Reinfried Herbst AUT (replaces Hannes Reichelt), Truls Johansen NOR (replaces Kjetil Jansrud)