An evening at Flachau 24

by Alain Chivilò

 

Flachau’s evening once again placed Your Majesty Mikaela Shiffrin on the throne. The record-breaking woman of contemporary skiing doesn’t stop and grinds out another victory in recovery from second place.

Giving a refresher to the statistics:

81 podiums in Slalom in the world cup equaling Ingemar Stenmark

Fifth victory in Flachau in the years 2013, 2014, 2018, 2021, 2024

94th World Cup victory.

Flachau Skiweltcup 2024, Women’s Slalom

From second place the American Mikaela Shiffrin accelerates and increases the pace in the second run, winning in 1.49.35, Petra Vlhova +0.27 less effective in the second half of the track for her podium number 73, Sara Hector +1.11 recovers a position and reaches her first podium in slalom for a total of 15 in career.

In the day’s recoveries, during the second run, the Albanian Lara Culturi advanced 17 positions, arriving ninth and the French Marie Laure 16, finishing eleventh.

Upcoming races: women in Jasna, men in Kitzbuhel.

 

©AC, NDSL, AM, Alain Chivilo

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