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Alpine skiing news - Dominant Marcel Hirscher seals giant slalom win at Altia Badia

Dominant Hirscher seals giant slalom win at Altia Badia

16/12/2018 at 13:54Updated 16/12/2018 at 14:21

Marcel Hirscher dominated the giant slalom at Altia Badia with a striking 2.5-second victory over his nearest competitor.

The Olympic champion, and world champion, was looking for a sixth-straight win at the evnt.

Hirscher had a big lead after the first leg, but he did not hold off.

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At his first and second check point of his second run, he had added almost another two-tenths to his lead.

The 29-year-old finished his run 2.53 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor, claiming yet another win.

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Thomas Fanara finished in second, with fellow Frenchman Alexis Pinturault rounding out the podium.