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Austria's Herbst wins World Cup slalom

Austria's Herbst wins World Cup slalom

Reinfried Herbst led an Austrian 1-2 finish at a men's World Cup slalom Sunday.
Herbst finished the Podkoren 3 course in a combined time of 1 minute, 45.35 seconds to beat Marcel Hirscher by 0.40 seconds.
It was Herbst's second victory of the week after winning Tuesday at Schladming, Austria, and his fourth of the season.
Julien Lizeroux of France was 0.53 back in third. Ted Ligety of the United States, who won a GS here Friday, finished fourth but was later disqualified.
Benjamin Raich of Austria further extended his lead in the overall standings over Switzerland's Carlo Janka to 1,003-897.


Updated : 2021-02-25 19:36 GMT+08:00