Petra Vlhová ends third in Courchevel

She was defeated by Marta Bassino and Sara Hector.

Slovakia's Petra Vlhová speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Courchevel, France.Slovakia's Petra Vlhová speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Courchevel, France. (Source: AP/TASR)

The December 12 giant slalom race in Courchevel in France ended the winning line of Slovak skier Petra Vlhová.

Although she ended first in the first round, she lost the lead in the second. She placed third, falling 0.59 s behind the winner, Marta Bassino of Italy (2:19.03). Sara Hector of Sweden ended second (+0.46 s).

Vlhová still leads the World Cup standings, though.

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