Zuzulová among winners in Slovenian World Cup event

SLOVAK skier Veronika Velez-Zuzulová ended up second in the February 22 slalom of the World Cup series in Maribor, Slovenia.

Velez-Zuzulová in the Maribor slalom World Cup event. Velez-Zuzulová in the Maribor slalom World Cup event. (Source: TASR)

This was her 17th competition in which she ranked among the winners, the TASR newswire wrote. She was beaten by American Mikaela Shiffrin, and Czech Šárka Strachová finished third.

Another Slovak skier, Petra Vlhová, a mere 19 years old, was disqualified due to a mistake in the second round. In the overall ranking, Velez-Zuzulová is now 33rd in the World Cup, while Vlhová is 78th. 

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