Odermatt sets World Cup record with GS victory

SOLDEU, Andorra– Swiss skier Marco Odermatt damaged the 23-year-old guys’s document for the majority of Globe Mug factors in a solitary period Saturday after controling the large slalom at the Globe Mug Finals.

Odermatt won the race by an enormous 2.11 secs over second-place Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway.

The success raised Odermatt’s tally to 2,042 factors as well as past the previous mark of 2,000 established by Austrian terrific Hermann Maier in the 1999-2000 period.

The general document, in between males and females, is held by Slovenian standout Tina Puzzle, that accumulated 2,414 factors when she won the females’s general title in 2013.

” Today it had not been simple. I fidgeted once more as a result of those damn 2,000 factors,” Odermatt claimed. “Currently with one more success, greater than 2 secs in advance, I do not recognize what to state.”

Odermatt, that is the Olympic champ, matched one more finest mark with his 13th win of the period. No man skier has actually ever before won much more races in one project, as well as just Maier, Ingemar Stenmark as well as Marcel Hirscher attained the accomplishment in the past.

The general document for success in a period is held by Mikaela Shiffrin, that won 17 times on her method to the 2018-19 females’s general title.

Odermatt had currently effectively protected his general title as well as protected the super-G as well as large slalom technique worlds.

On Saturday, the Swiss standout uploaded the second-fastest time in his last run as he improved his clear lead from the very first run, when he was 1.09 secs quicker than Alexis Pinturault. The French skier went down to 8th.

Kristoffersen placed just 8th after the opening leg previously reaching 2nd setting. Marco Schwarz of Austria completed 2.29 behind in 3rd.

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