Hirscher in giant slalom pole, eyes second gold

Hirscher in giant slalom pole, eyes second gold

Yahoo Singapore·2018-02-18 20:07

Austrian Marcel Hirscher was in pole position to claim a second Olympic gold of the Pyeongchang Games after scorching the first leg of the men's giant slalom on Sunday.

Hirscher, who finally won an individual gold in the alpine combined on Tuesday after dominating the World Cup for the last six years, clocked 1min 08.27sec down the Rainbow 1 course in Yongpyong Alpine Centre.

The 28-year-old, a six-time consecutive World Cup overal champion, showed none of the nerves that afflicted American Mikaela Shiffrin in her failed attempt to defend her slalom title after winning the giant slalom the previous day.


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