American skier Mikaela Shiffrin completed 2nd to Olympic champion Petra Vlhova after feeling in poor health throughout an evening slalom race Tuesday as she tried to damage the document for many wins at the girls’s International Cup circuit.
Shiffrin used to be ill between runs and vomited after the second one run, a staff authentic stated, including that she would no longer discuss to journalists.
Shiffrin matched Lindsey Vonn’s document of 82 race victories via profitable a large slalom in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, on Sunday, however wasn’t in a position to supply every other win in her highest self-discipline, slalom, to transport previous her former teammate.
Vlhova had the quickest time within the first run after which prolonged her lead over Shiffrin for her first win this season. The Slovakian skier completed 0.43 seconds forward of Shiffrin, whilst Lena Duerr of Germany completed 0.85 again in 3rd.
Shiffrin’s subsequent probability to damage the document will are available in a super-G in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, in 10 days. She plans to sit down out velocity races in St Anton this weekend.
Vonn broke the former document, Annemarie Moser-Pröll’s mark of 62 wins, in Cortina 8 years in the past. Vonn retired 4 years in the past when accidents lower her profession brief.
Shiffrin perceived to sense she may no longer have accomplished sufficient after her 2nd run, handiest in brief saluting the group as she then caught her poles into the snow and regarded again up the mountain to observe Vlhova’s profitable run. She then went inside of a tent adjoining to the end space the place she vomited.
Shiffrin’s teammates have been protecting aloft ballons formed as an “8” and “3” to shape the No 83 however there used to be to be no birthday party this time as Vlhova, Shiffrin’s largest rival, loved the instant as an alternative with a big crowd of Slovakian lovers that practice her round.
It used to be Vlhova’s first win this season after seven podium finishes.
“It used to be a protracted, lengthy option to come again (to profitable) right here,” Vlhova stated. “For me, it’s a great day. Thanks to my staff, as a result of they’re at all times with me, supporting me, despite the fact that I somewhat bit again or somewhat bit down. However we have been running laborious on it and I’m large glad to win right here, as it’s one thing particular.”
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