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Alpine skiing: Canada's Gagnon wins super-combined

Canada's Marie-Michele Gagnon won the women's super-combined in Altenmarkt on Sunday, scoring a first ever World Cup victory in a surprise result. The 24-year-old finished with a total time of 2min 05.55sec after one super-G and one slalom run, ahead of Austrian Michaela Kirchgasser and German double Olympic champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch. ssw/lp

Alpine skiing: Women's World Cup results

Women's World Cup alpine skiing results on Sunday after the super combined: 1. Tina Maze (SLO) 1:59.54 (1:15.28 + 44.26) 2. Nicole Hosp (AUT) 2:00.36 (1:16.53 + 43.83) 3. Michaela Kirchgasser (AUT) 2:00.44 (1:17.78 + 42.66) 4. Julia Mancuso (USA) 2:01.00 (1:15.69 + 45.31) 5. Marie-Michele Gagnon (CAN) 2:01.36 (1:17.89 + 43.47) 6. Veronique Hronek (GER) 2:01.42 (1:16.85 + 44.57) 6. Elena Curtoni (ITA) 2:01.42 (1:16.42 + 45.00)

Alpine skiing-Maze wins Meribel super-combined event

MERIBEL, France, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Slovenia's Tina Maze won a women's Alpine ski World Cup super-combined event on Sunday. Nicole Hosp was second and her fellow Austrian Michaela Kirchgasser was third. (Reporting by Patrick Lang; Editing by Clare Fallon)

UPDATE 3-Alpine Skiing-World Cup Meribel women's super combined results

Feb 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World Cup Meribel Women's Super Combined after run 2 on Sunday Downhill Slalom Overall 1. Tina Maze (Slovenia) 1:15.28 44.26 1:59.54 2. Nicole Hosp (Austria) 1:16.53 43.83 2:00.36 3. Michaela Kirchgasser (Austria) 1:17.78 42.66 2:00.44 4. Julia Mancuso (U.S.) 1:15.69 45.31 2:01.00 5. Marie-Michele Gagnon (Canada) 1:17.89 43.47 2:01.36 6.

Alpine skiing: Schoolgirl Shiffrin in slalom heaven

Mikaela Shiffrin confirmed her status as the most promising prodigy in women's alpine skiing when she shelved her school homework for long enough to win the world slalom crown. The sporting precocity of the 17-year-old, however, is not something she says has been born from merely landing at the right place at the right time. It has been long planned by a supportive, hard-nosed family whose interests were rooted in skiing and the advancement of their daughter from nappies and kids' plastic skis into a fully-blown, professional ski racer.

Alpine skiing-Seventeen-year-old Shiffrin wins slalom gold

By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 16 (Reuters - Mikaela Shiffrin became one of Alpine skiing's youngest world champions when she won the women's slalom on Sunday at the age of 17 to continue an impressive performance by the United States. Shiffrin, who has already won three slalom races on this season's World Cup circuit, was third fastest in the first run but then produced a typically aggressive performance in the second to take gold.

URGENT ¥¥¥ Alpine skiing: Shiffrin wins women's slalom world title

US teenage sensation Mikaela Shiffrin was crowned women's slalom world champion here Saturday, confirming her reputation as slalom princess. The 17-year-old clocked an aggregate time over both runs of 1min 39.85, ahead of Austria's Michaela Kirchgasser in second place and Sweden's Frida Hansdotter in third. ssw/pi

Alpine skiing-Shiffrin wins world women's slalom title

SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States won the women's slalom at the Alpine skiing world championships on Saturday. Austrian Michaela Kirchgasser was second and Swede Frida Hansdotter finished third. (Editing by John Mehaffey)

UPDATE 3-Alpine Skiing-World championship women's super combined results

Feb 8 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the World championship Women's Super Combined after run 2 on Friday Downhill Slalom Overall 1. Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Germany) 1:49.87 50.05 2:39.92 2. Tina Maze (Slovenia) 1:49.67 50.71 2:40.38 3. Nicole Hosp (Austria) 1:50.99 49.93 2:40.92 4. Michaela Kirchgasser (Austria) 1:51.36 50.20 2:41.56 5. Kathrin Zettel (Austria) 1:51.28 50.43 2:41.71 6.
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