Petra Vlhová wins giant slalom in Špindlerův Mlýn

It is her third triumph in World Cup giant slalom this season.

Petra Vlhová in Špindlerův MlýnPetra Vlhová in Špindlerův Mlýn(Source: TASR)

Slovakia's skier Petra Vlhová won women’s World Cup giant slalom in Špindlerův Mlýn, the Czech Republic, on March 8.

She defeated Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany and Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States.

Vlhová posted a combined time of 2 minutes and 24.69 seconds, beating Rebensburg by 0.11 seconds and Shiffrin by 0.60 seconds.

It is already her ninth victory in World Cup series and fifth this winter. She stood at the stage for 23 times, the Sme daily wrote.

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