Shiffrin 7th in Cortina downhill; chase recording paused

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO – CORTINA D’American skier Mikaela Shiffrin. the pursuit of a record 83rd World Cup victory is still on hold.

Shiffrin finished in seventh place, 0.39 seconds behind leader Ilka Stuhec, with other skiers yet to compete in Saturday’s downhill at the track that will be used for the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina.

Thus, Shiffrin remained associated with former teammate Lindsey Vonn for the women’s record 82 wins each.

Downhill season leader Sofia Goja, who won Friday’s race in Cortina, fell halfway but was not hurt.

Shiffrin finished fourth in the first of two runs in Cortina on Friday.

Super-G will wrap up the Cortina weekend on Sunday.

Stuchets, the 2017 and 2019 downhill world champion, was 0.26 ahead of Kaisa Wickhoff Lee and 0.34 ahead of Elena Curtoni.

Stuhek has not won a World Cup race since December 2018.

The Olympia delle Tofane was shortened due to the wind, removing the most distinctive section of the track, the Tofana Schuss or “chute” between two rock walls.


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