Skiing: Round-up

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France's Luc Alphand became the first downhill specialist to win the overall World Cup when his only rival for the title, Kjetil Andre Aamodt of Norway, failed to finish first or second yesterday in the final event of the season, a slalom at Vail, Colorado.

ALPINE WORLD CUP FINALS (Vail, Colorado): Men's giant slalom: 1 M Von Grunigen (Swit) 2min 18.58sec (1:07.20, 1:11.38); 2 R Salzgeber (Aut) 2:19.57 (1:07.02, 1:12.55); 3 A Schifferer (Aut) 2:19.97 (1:07.66, 1:12.31). Slalom: 1 F C Jagge (Nor) 1min 37.94sec (50.35/47.59); 2 T Stangassinger (Aus) 1:38.06 (51.08/46.98); 3 A Tomba (It) 1:38.19 (51.24/46.95). Women's giant slalom: 1 D Compagnoni (It) 2min 11:45sec (1:05.98, 1:05.47); 2 K Seizinger (Ger) 2:11.83 (1:05.81, 1:05.02); 3 K Roten (Swit) 2:12.07 (1:06.74, 1:05.33). Slalom: 1= L Magoni (It) 1min 35.77sec (46.71/49.06) and P Wiberg (Swe) 1:35.77 (47.47/48.30); 3 K Seizinger (Ger) 1:36.31 (46.89/49.42).

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