Skiing, World Cup, slalom in Levi: Gisin and Vlhova duo in the lead. Shiffrin 4th time

After the first heat the Swiss and the Slovakian in front with 54 ”32 in front of Holdener and the American. Curtoni best blue, then Brignone and Bassino

Michelle Gisin and Petra Vlhova finished in the lead with the same time of 54 ”32 the first run of the slalom in Levi, Finland. After them the Swiss Wendy Holdener ahead of Mikaela Shiffrin, 37 hundredths behind the leading pair.

Irene Curtoni, tenth, is the best of the Italians. Marta Bassino is in 19th place and 24th place for Federica Brignone. Second run at 1.15pm.

Swiss positives

Meanwhile, after the positivity at Covid of the Italian coach of the Swedish national team Thoma which led to the isolation of the slalomists that should have taken part in the races of yesterday and today, three other big names, this time Swiss, stop for the virus: Loic Meillard , Justin Murisier and Marco Odermatt tested positive for the swab. The three skiers, who have shown very mild symptoms, are already in isolation and will not take part in the next stage of Friday’s Lech / Zuers Cup in Austria. In the opening giant slalom of the Cup at the end of October in Soelden, Odermatt was second, Meillard fifth and Murisier eleventh. The participation of the three in the giants of 5 and 6 December in Val d’Isere remains uncertain.


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