Robinson edges Shiffrin to win final World Cup giant slalom
New Zealand's Alice Robinson reacts after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Sunday, March 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)LENZERHEIDE – An aggressive second run lifted teenager Alice Robinson ahead of Mikaela Shiffrin to win a giant slalom that ended the women’s World Cup ski season on Sunday. It was the 19-year-old New Zealander’s third win in giant slalom on the World Cup circuit. Marta Bassino, who already secured the season-long giant slalom title, trailed by 1.45 in seventh. One day after being crowned the overall World Cup champion, Petra Vlhova ended her tiring season with an 11th-place finish.
The Latest: Suter says silver medal helped win downhill gold
Switzerland's Corinne Suter celebrates on the podium after she won the gold medal in the women's downhill, at the alpine ski World Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. ___12:10 p.m.Corinne Suter won the women's downhill at the world championships to give Switzerland its second gold medal. AdGerman skier Kira Weidle finished 0.20 behind for silver and Lara Gut-Behrami was 0.37 back in third. Gut-Behrami won gold and Suter silver in Thursday's super-G.American racer Breezy Johnson came nine-tenths off the lead in ninth. ___9:45 a.m.Italian skier Francesca Marsaglia is set to open the women’s downhill at the world championships at 11 a.m. local time.