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Velez-Zuzulová third, Vlhová ninth

The prominent ski event continues in Jasná.

US Mikaela Shiffrin, center, winner of an alpine ski World Cup women's slalom, celebrates with second placed Wendy Holdener, of Switzerland, left, and third placed Slovakia's Veronika Velez Zuzulová, in Jasná.(Source: AP/TASR)

The slalom competition of the women’s World Cup taking place on March 6 in Jasná, Low Tatras, ended with Slovak skiers Veronika Velez-Zuzulová as third and Petra Vlhová as ninth. American Mikaela Shiffrin won also the second run. Wendy Holdener was second.

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The women’s World Cup giant slalom will take place on Monday, March 7, after it was postponed from March 5 because of strong winds.

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