In men’s Giant Slalom (held at Alta Badia, Italy) USA’s Ted Ligety confirmed a very expected win after his huge advantage after run 1.
Marcel Hirscher (Austria) took 2nd and Thomas Fanara 3rd (France).
Ligety is the current World Cup leader of the Giant Slalom with 3 wins and a 3rd place and now sums up 508 points in the overall Alpine Skiing World Cup (in which he is 2nd) getting closer to current leader Aksel Lund Svindal, from Norway, that was 9th today in the GS (614 points).
Marcel Hirscher, today’s 2nd is 3rd in the World Cup overall standings (480 points).
Ligety and Hirscher are fighting hard for the Giant slalom overall standings. Ligety has 36o points and Hirscher 320 (1 win, two 2nds and one 3rd place).
Next men’s Giant Slalom event will be held at Adelboden (Switzerland), January 12th.