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Marta Bassino Wins World Cup GS in Courchevel

Marta Bassino won the second Giant Slalom of the season with a back to back victory, demonstrating she is the most consistent racer in the discipline at this moment.

The event took place under heavy snowfall in both runs and despite the poor visibility, the race went well with a solid surface. Marta Bassino (ITA), second at the end of the first run, managed to ski as if the snow and fog did not exist, with the lightness that characterizes her skiing and has set the fastest second-run time.

The Italian racer finished 0.46 ahead of hard-charging Sara Hector, and 0.59 clear of Petra Vlhova.

Behind Bassino today was an incredible Sara Hector (SWE) who climbed 2 positions to reach her third podium in her career after 6 years of absence from the top steps of the ranking.

After setting the best time in the first run, Petra Vlhova (SVK) finished in third place. In 5 races the Slovakian skier scored 5 times with 3 victories and 2 podiums, including today's one. The Slovakian skier is in incredible physical shape, solid in all the tech disciplines and course sets.

Vlhova(SVK) now leads the overall ranking with 420 points, 162 points ahead of Marta Bassino (ITA) and 213 ahead of Michelle Gisin (SUI).

Mikaela Shiffrin finished in fourth place finished 1.70 behind Bassino.


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