Shiffrin moves one win away from Lindsey Vonn’s record

the american Mikaela Shiffrin won this Wednesday, again with full authority, the Slalom scoring for the Alpine Ski World Cup played in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.

Shiffrin started the year the same way he closed the previous one: with victory. On this occasion, by clearly imposing itself on the outskirts of the Croatian capital, where covered the two legs of the slalom in a time of one minute, 36 seconds and 42 hundredths, 76 less than the Slovakian Petra Vlhova and with a advantage of one second and 21 hundredths over the Swedish Anna Swenn-Larsson, who finished in second and third position, respectively.

The 27-year-old American, who for several years now has won absolutely everything in the king of winter sports, started 2023 the same way it closed 2022: with triumph and proving that it is, by far, the best. The super-champion from Vail (Colorado) signed her seventh victory of the season, the fifth in a row and the number 81 in the World Cup; one less than those achieved by Vonn and five of the absolute historical record of Ingemar Stenmark, 86 times winner for Sweden.

Shiffrin also raised 51 his own all-time record (men and women) of successes in the same discipline, the slalom, after having signed the fourth of the course in this modality. The American sports ‘super-predator’ he comfortably leads the slalom classification and the general classification of the World Cup.

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