Olympian Mikaela Shiffrin adds slalom globe to overall title

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American Mikaela Shiffrin. (Getty Photographs)

Mikaela Shiffrin adopted up her overall FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup victory by defending the slalom title on Saturday simply weeks after lacking the rostrum within the occasion on the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

A profitable efficiency on Saturday put the American, who completed fourth in Pyeongchang, out of sight on the prime of the slalom standings with one race to go, sealing her fifth slalom globe within the final six seasons.

Shiffrin’s closest challenger Petra Vlhova completed fourth to fall 225 factors behind, with Wendy Holdener and Olympic gold medallist Frida Hansdotter in second and third respectively.

With this win, Shiffrin turned the primary racer to attain forty two profession victories on the World Cup earlier than turning 23, in accordance to The Denver Submit.