The top 16 men and 16 women in the world battled it out in a series of head-to-head races on the slalom course on Hammarby Hill, overlooking Stockholm.
It looked like the home fans would have plenty to cheer as two of the four women's semi-finalists were Swedes – Frida Hansdotter and Maria Pietilae-Holmner.

Wendy Holdener takes maiden World Cup win in Stockholm

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Hansdotter made it through to the final but Switzerland's Holdener triumphed in that match-up for a maiden World Cup win while Pietilae-Holmner did win the small final to at least ensure a Swedish two-three on the podium.
Overall World Cup leader Lindsey Vonn exited at the first-round stage but retained her 23-point lead from Lara Gut in the overall standings after the Swiss also lost her first-round tie.
In the men's event Marcel Hirscher increased his lead in the overall World Cup standings by successfully navigating the rounds before edging Andre Myhrer of Sweden by 0.06 seconds in the final.

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Stefano Gross of Italy took third after beating Russia's Alexander Khoroshilov in the small final but there were a couple of surprise losses earlier in the competition.
Current slalom World Cup leader Henrik Kristoffersen was knocked out by fellow Norwegian, and speed specialist, Kjetil Jansrud in the first round while a quarter-final exit befell city event specialist Felix Neureuther of Germany.
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