mikaela shiffrin tied lindsey vonnWomen’s record with her 137th career Alpine Skiing World Cup podium, finishing third in the slalom at the World Cup final in Andorra on Saturday.
Shiffrin racing for the second time since breaking Ingmar Stenmarkcareer Alpine World Cup win record last Saturday, finishing 86-hundredth behind the Olympic champion Petra Valhova Time combination from Slovakia, two runs.
Six of the 22 skiers dropped out of the second run on soft snow.
In Shiffrin’s previous race at the season-ending finals, she was 14th in Thursday’s Super-G, which is not one of her primary events.
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Shiffrin earned her 137th podium in her 248th start, meaning she finished in the top three in 55 percent of her races since her first World Cup race in 2011 at the age of 15.
The only men with more Alpine World Cup podiums are Swede Stenmark (155) and Austrian Marcel Hirscher (138).
Shiffrin’s first chance to break her tie with Vonn comes in Sunday’s giant slalom, the last race of the season, on Live Peacock,
Shiffrin, who broke Vonn’s women’s career wins record in January, won the season titles in overall, GS and slalom before the final.
Also Saturday, Swiss marco odermat won the men’s giant slalom by 2.11 seconds – the largest margin of victory in any men’s World Cup race in four years – for his 13th World Cup victory this season, tying the men’s single-season record.
He reached 2,042 points for the season, breaking the Austrian Hermann MaierThe men’s record for 2,000 points in a season from 1999–2000.
Slovenian Tina Maze Holds the overall record of 2,414 points from 2012–13.
“We trained hard on Thursday,” said Odermatt, after winning the World Cup final super-G. according to the International Ski Federation, “Today was not easy because of those 2,000 points. I really wanted the podium today. So, another win, two seconds ahead, I don’t know what to say.”
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