Dave Riding makes history and wins Kitzbühel slalom

Dave Riding won the Slalom World Cup in Kitzbühel (Austria) on Saturday, ahead of the Norwegians Lukas Brathin and Henrik Kristofferson, He became the first British skater to win the World Cup.

After finishing sixth in the first round, a second exceptional touchdown and the mistakes of his main rivals They gave him the victory with a cumulative time of 1:41.26.

At 38 and 65 hundredths of a second They were followed by the Norwegians Lukas Brathen and Henrik Kristofferson., unimaginable platform after the result of the first round.

Both routes were contested under heavy snowfall, the first ending with the best time for Italian Alex Vinitzer. With his 50.59, he was 0.08 ahead of France’s Clement Noel, who was in charge of opening the slope and who had a very difficult time for the 67 skaters to start next.

between them, Spaniards Quim Salarich and Juan del Campo, who entered at 2.12 and 3.81, are in 32nd and 44th places, thus, out of 30 with the right to play the second round.. Salarich was selected to attend the Beijing Olympics in this discipline.

In the second descent, the departures of Norwegian Sebastian Voss-Sullivage, the world champion in the major who came to this test as the leader of the slalom cup, and Italian Giuliano Razzoli, the 2018 Olympic champion, and thick fouls Noel and Vinatzer in the first part of their tracks gave victory to Ryding, who debuted Once in his winning record at the age of 35.

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Voss-Sulivage lost command of the zig-zag general to Brathin (235 points, 180 of that). Ryding simultaneously took fifteen places and finished fourth (160).

The Swiss Marco Odermatt continues to lead the World Cup With 1,120 points.

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