Mikaela Shiffrin wins 5th slalom globe in 6 seasons

Shiffrin locks up overall title

Mikaela Shiffrin needed only to place 10th or higher in Saturday's slalom race in Ofterschwang, Germany in order to clinch her fifth world cup title in the discipline.

Mikaela Shiffrin, world champion once again.

Since 2014, Shiffrin has raced in more than world championship and world cup slalom competitions and she recently competed in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang.

Giant slalom standings leader Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany was second, 0.66 seconds behind, just missing the victory that would have guaranteed her the title in the event.

Shiffrin disappointed in fourth in the slalom at last month's Pyeongchang Olympics but still left South Korea with gold in the giant slalom and silver in the combined.

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Waxaa ku guuleystay doorashadii ku celiska ahayd ee Kenya ka dhacday bishii October ee sanadkii 2017 Uhuru Kenyatta, taasi oo Mr. He said they have agreed to stop any dissent immediately and not to allow the country's diversity to kill their nation.

Austrian legend Annemarie Moser-Proell won her 41st race at age 21, then took a whole season off to care for her father before he died of lung cancer in 1976. Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?

Shiffrin's second run, though slightly slower at 54.85 seconds, was still enough to seal her victory. Sweden's Frida Hansdotter rounded out the podium in third.

Her nearest rival, Wendy Holdener of Switzerland, lost any hope of overhauling the U.S. star when she trailed in 14th on Friday.

Her 11th win of the season ties her mark from previous year and is the third most ever on the women's circuit behind Vail's Lindsey Vonn, who won 12 races during the 2011-12 season and retired great Vreni Schneider of Switzerland who won a record 14 races during the 1988-89 season. "But still every time I get in the start gate I want to perform at my highest level, and that's the biggest goal there".

The race was won by Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway.

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