Alex Vinatzer, the comeback is not enough

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Alpine skiing, results

Loic Meillard wins the Aspen slalom with a time of 1’42″73, and watches from the leader’s chair as Clement Noel exits in the second. Also finishing on the podium are Linus Strasser, off by 89 hundredths, and Henrik Kristoffersen at 1″17. Manuel Feller recovered to fifth, moving up to 635 points in the standings, compared to Strasser’s 466 with two races to go.

Tommaso Sala, loses a lot on the marked track of the second heat and drops in the standings, overcoming the technical difficulties of the track and snow. The Brianzolo è 16th with 2″60 of disadvantage. Still a few mistakes for Alex Vinatzer in the second, who nevertheless recovered nine positions from the first, thanks to his attacking attitude, and showed himself capable of speed. His gap è of 2″86 and è 18/o. Sala è 17th in the standings with 136 points, while è 21st Vinatzer at 113.

Stefano Gross had started in the first, as usual, with great grit, but had failed to be smooth, also becauseé the slope had become more and more ruined. The Fassano had closed with 3″64 of delay that was not enough to pass the thirty cut. He had exited after a few gates Giuliano Razzoli, due to a’millimeter forking, while Tobias Kastlunger had struggled a lot, closing with 4″45 behind and exiting the thirty. Also out before time was Corrado Barbera.

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