Petra Vlhova (SVK) confirms herself and wins two out of two in Levi, taking home 200 points and two reindeer as per tradition, one called Pepi and the other one Lujza.
3 out of 4 runs has been won by the Slovakian star who increased the fluidity and consistency gate after gate. Petra collected her fifth straight slalom equaling Marlies Schild with the same milestone.
The second run of today’s slalom has been won by Katharina Liensberger (AUT). She collected two third places in two days, and she established herself as the new Austrian tech team leader. For the red and white team has been a significantly positive weekend, both days 3 girls in the top ten.
Compared to yesterday, the second step of the podium is occupied by an “outsider”, Michelle Gisin (SUI), who with today’s second-place wins her World Cup best career result. In the first run, the Swiss managed to stop the time on a par with the Slovakian, surprising everyone but above all herself.
Everybody was waiting for the American Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) who couldn’t recover and finished her race in the fifth position, behind Wendy Holdener (SUI).
The World Cup moves to Austria for women’s and men’s parallel races on Thursday and Friday.