What better way to spend Christmas than atop the world! The women's super-G in St. Moritz was the last speed event before this holiday and Mikaela Shirin once again entered the list of winners.
Shirin celebrated her 77th triumph in the World Cup on Sunday. At the Super-G at the end of the races in St. Moritz, the American won simply ahead of Elena Burton from Italy (+0.12 seconds) and novels Miracle from France (+0.40). Far, just their former teammate Lindsey Bonn (82) and the Swede Inge mar Denmark (86.) were more effective.
Kira Wade stopped working after 3rd place in the departure the day in the past. A few meters prior to the finish, the 26-year-old misjudged and missed out on the last instructions. Emma Richer was the only German to complete and finish 33. Remained just without points.
just the fifth Super-G victory
Shirin only took very first location in a Super-G in her glamorous career for the fifth time in her attractive career. With the 3rd win this winter season, the two-time Olympic champion also broadened her management in the total World Cup. Her lead over her pursuer Sofia Loggia (Italy), who was a winner in the departure the day before, was 105 points.
Burton had actually won the very first departure in St. Moritz on Friday. World Cup in St. Moritz/Switzerland females, Super G. 1. Mikaela Shirin (U.S.A.) 1: 13.62 min.;. 2. Elena Burton (Italy) +0.12 seconds;. 3. Romans Miracle (France) +0.40;. 4. Michelle ISIN (Switzerland) +0.57;. 5. Sofia Loggia (Italy) +0.60;. 6. Reigned Mowinckel (Norway) +0.67;. 7. Miriam Büchner (Austria) +0.96;. 8. Lara Gut-Behrami (Switzerland) +0.99;. 9. Nicole Schweighöfer (Austria) +1.05;. 10. Ramona Siebenhofer (Austria) +1.16;... 33. Emma Richer (Mahlstetten) +2.32;. Kira Wade (Sternberg) left;. Katrin Hirtl-Sterggaßinger (Scholar am Nonissue) left.