Levi / Slalom / Nov. 17
MEN’S WORLD CUP: A LOOK BACK
It is the second race of 34 races on the
men’s 2013-14 World Cup Tour.
It is the first of nine scheduled slaloms.
It is the 16th Cup race hosted at Levi, all of
them slaloms, and the second in two days.
It is the 19th career World Cup win for
Marcel Hirscher, his 11th in slalom, making
him third on the Austrian career slalom win
list behind Benjamin Raich’s 14 and Mario
It is Hirscher’s first win at Levi, though he
did place second at the site last season.
It is the 100th men’s slalom win for Austria.
It is the 40th Cup podium of Mario Matt’s
career, his 38th in slalom— his previous best
at Levi had been third on Nov. 16, 2008.
It is a career best result (11th) at Levi for
Ted Ligety, topping a 13th from last season.
It is also a career best Levi result for Michael
Janyk, his previous best a 14th in 2009.
Hirscher takes control of the overall
standings 160 to 124 over Ligety.
Matt and Alexis Pinturault are tied for third
with 80 points each.
Austria leads the men’s Nations Cup 369
to 337 over France with Norway third at 173
points. The U.S. is fourth at 147. Canada is
13th with 11 points.