Mikaela Shiffrin has the year 2018, with your 51. World Cup victory ended. In the Slalom in the Austrian Semmering she won with a lead of 0.29 seconds in front of Petra Vlhová, place three secured Wendy Holdener from Switzerland (+0.38 seconds). Thus, Shiffrin has won 15 world Cup races in one year – in front of her nor nobody in a year.

It should not remain the only record, the Shiffrin in this last race of the year broke. She has now won eleven of the twelve last Slalom race, in total, it stands at 36 Wins in their core discipline. So they took the record of Marlies Schild, who is now married and Raich. “She is my biggest Idol in addition to Bode Miller. When I was young, I wanted to be the best Skier in the world. I’ve always watched the Marlies,” said Shiffrin in the ORF. “I have broken the record, but for me, she has this record forever.”

he Almost did not do this, at least on this day. “I almost missed my Start, unfortunately,” said Shiffrin, who had missed the Signal. You won the race, nevertheless, is also a sign of their dominance in the Slalom. Because Shiffrin is only 23 – we forget that sometimes. In 144 of the world Cup races she drove to 71 podium finishes and 51 Wins. The rate at which you finished a Race in the top three, is situated at 49.3 percent. More than a third of their race wins, Shiffrin is a such a dominant skier in her age there were never.

Better than Vonn of the same age

Lindsey Vonn, which currently stands at 82 Wins, and this Winter is still the record of Ingemar Stenmark with 86 of Be to needed for your first 50 world Cup victories, more than seven years – and was at number 50 already 27 years old. Shiffrin cracked the 50 before Christmas with only 23 years.

Even the points of the best brand in the Slovenian Tina Maze from season 2013 with 2414 meters no longer seems completely excluded. “This is not a target and I don’t think I can do this. They had an incredible season and was in almost every race,” said Shiffrin. In the year 2019 you already with 1034 points and a lead of 466 meters.

the Best German on the magic mountain, it was surprisingly the 21-year-old Jessica Hilzinger. She came in 22nd place and collected only for the fourth Time in her career world Cup points. Lena Dürr drove in 24th place, missing out on the qualification for the competition on new year’s day in Oslo. 17. the Slalom standings, must hope that you have enough before you placed riders to Start in Norway without. Christina Geiger from arbitration to seventh in the first race and still have to wait for the world Cup qualifiers.


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