First World Cup Slalom in Slovakia Ever Won by USA’s Shiffrin

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(From the right ) Veronika Velez-Zuzulova (Slovakia), Mikaela Schiffrin (USA) and Wendy Holdener (Switzerland) - winners the slalom competition of the Women's Alpine Skiing World Cup in Jasna (photo by TASR)

Jasna, March 6 (TASR) – Mikaela Shiffrin from the USA won the slalom competition of the Women’s Alpine Skiing World Cup in Jasna (Zilina region) on Sunday.

Shiffrin finished 2.36 seconds ahead of Wendy Holdener from Switzerland in second place. Slovakia’s Veronika Velez-Zuzulova was third, 2.77 seconds behind the winner. Another Slovak skier Petra Vlhova, although third after the first run, ended up in ninth place.