Mikaela Shiffrin may be located since Saturday, the most successful slalomskiester of all time. The American won in Semmering for the 36th time a world cup on that part and passed as Marlies Schild.
For the only 23-year-old Shiffrin, it was also her fifteenth World Cup victory of 2018, which is also a record. In this naolympische season, the counter is already eight times gold.
With 51 wins in total have the two-time olympic champion, but six skiers to tolerate. The absolute record with 86 victories in the hands of Ingemar Stenmark, but Shiffrins compatriot Lindsey Vonn (82) has the Swede in his sights.
In the fourth round in Semmering, came Shiffrin after two runs out to a time of 1.42,99, with which they 29 hundredths of a second faster than slovakia’s Petra Vlhova. The bronze was for the Swiss Wendy Holdener.
At the winter Olympics earlier this year in the South Korean Pyeongchang was Shiffrin olympic champion in the giant slalom and she won silver in the combination. On the slalom, she was ‘only’ fourth.