Alpine Programs

Kostelic Wins Wengen Slalom

by
USSA
2012-01-15 10:28
 

WENGEN, Switzerland (Jan. 15) - Defending Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall champion Ivica Kostelic of Croatia moved closer current overall leader Marcel Hirscher of Austria with victory in the Wengen slalom as Hirscher was disqualified for straddling a gate. It was Kostelic's second win of the weekend after opening the 82nd Lauberhorn with victory in super combined. No American men made the second run. The men's World Cup tour now moves to fabled Kitzbuehel, Austira for the Hahnenkamm featuring super G, downhill, slalom and a traditional combined.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Croatia's Ivica Kostelic won the Wengen slalom for his second victory of the weekend
  • World Cup overall leader Marcel Hirscher of Austria was disqualified for straddling a gate
  • Kostelic now trails Hirscher by 30 points in the overall chase
  • No American men made the second run
  • Ted Ligety is fourth and Bode Miller sixth in the overall standings
  • The men's World Cup tour moves to Kitzbuehel, Austria for the famed Hahnenkamm race week

 

TV
Universal Sports will air the Wengen slalom at 2 p.m. ET.

OFFICIAL RESULTS
http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/610.html?sector=AL&competitorid=32043&raceid=66781