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Alpine Skiing: Ligety wins final World Cup giant slalom

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American Ted Ligety won the final giant slalom of the season here on Saturday, underlining his supremacy in the discipline.

The 28-year-old world champion had already sewn up the World Cup giant slalom title for the fourth time.

Austria's overall World Cup winner Marcel Hirscher finished second here with 21-year-old Frenchman Alexis Pinturault in third.

It was Ligety's sixth World Cup win of the season.

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