No one could get near the Austrian's aggregate time of 2min 14.57sec. The French challenge stood up best. Sophie Lefranc, in only her second season on the circuit, clocked 2:17.20 to take second place and Carole Merle, holder of the giant slalom World Cup, was third in 2:17.51.
Franck Piccard won the men's giant slalom for France at the same venue on Saturday. Sweden's Fredrik Nyberg was second and Kjetil- Andre Aamodt, of Norway, third.