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MEN'S WORLD CUP DOWNHILL (Val Gardena, It) Leading positions: 1 L Stock (Aut) 2min 01.90sec; 2 W Besse (Swit) 2:02.24; 3 A J Kitt (US) 2:02.26; 4 M Girardelli (Lux) 2:02.30; 5 M Lichtenegger (Aut) 2:02.47; 6 A Skaardal (Nor) 2:02.56; 7 U Lehmann (Swit) 2:02.77; 8 H Hoeflehner (Aut) 2:02.78; 9 D Mahrer (Swit) 2:02.82; 10 P Ortlieb (Aut) 2:02.85.

MEN'S WORLD CUP GIANT SLALOM (Alta Badia, It) Leading positions: 1 M Girardelli (Lux) 2min 46.25sec (1:22.57-1:23.68); 2 A Feutrier (Fr) 2:46.75 (1:22.65-1:24.10); 3 A Tomba (It) 2:46.81 (1:23.15-1:23.66); 4 P Accola (Swit) 2:46.88 (1:22.71-1:24.17); 5 M Von Gruenigen (Swit) 2:46.99 (1;23.02-1:23.97); 6 F Nyberg (Swe) 2:47.58 (1:22.94-1:24.64); 7 S Locher (Swit) 2:47.82 (1:22.69-1:25.13); 8 H Pieren (Swit) 2:47.87 (1:23.41-1:24.46); 9 R Salzgeber (Aut) 2:48.00 (1:23.54-1:24.46); 10 J Wallner (Swe) 2:48.10 (1:23.23-1:24.87). Leading standings (after two races): 1 Tomba 140 pts; 2 Aamodt 120; 3 Girardelli 112; 4= Wallner and Accola 86; 6 Feutrier 80; 7 Locher 68; 8 Nyberg 62; 9 T Barnerssoi (Ger) 58; 10= Von Gruenigen and Pieren 56.

Leading overall World Cup standings (after seven races): 1 Girardelli 236 pts; 2 J-E Thorsen (Nor) 197; 3 W Besse (Swit) 180 4 Tomba 176; 5 L Stock (Aust) 150; 6 F Heinzer (Swit) 144; 7 Aamodt 133; 8 Strolz 132; 9 P Ortlieb (Aust) 131; 10 A Skaardal (Nor) 126.

ULRIKE MAIER, of Austria, won a super-giant slalom at Vail yesterday, becoming the first double winner of the women's World Cup season. She also won the giant slalom at Park City, Utah, two weeks ago.

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP DOWNHILL (Vail, Col) Leading positions: 1 M Vogt (Ger) 1min 42.06sec; 2 K Gutensohn (Ger) 1:42.80; 3 K Lee- Gartner (Can) 1:42.93; 4 K Seizinger (Ger) 1:42.94; 5 A Haas (Aut) 1:43.19; 6 H Lindh (US) 1:43.27; 7 R Haeusl (Ger) 1:43.38; 8 B Sadleder (Aut) 1:43.43; 9 U Stanggassin (Ger) 1:43.47; 10 H Zurbriggen (Swit) 1:43.58.

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP SUPER-G (Vail, Col): 1 U Maier (Aut) 1min 22.61sec; 2 A Loedemel (Nor) 1:22.63; 3 A Wachter (Aut) 1:22.65; 4 S Eder (Aut) 1:22.77; 5 C Merle (Fr) 1:22.89; 6 S Schuster (Aut) 1:22.90; 7 K Lee- Gartner (Can) 1:22.95; 8 B Sadleder (Aut) 1:23.25; 9 M Gerety (US) 1:23.26; 10= P Kronberger (Aut) 1:23.29 and K Seizinger (Ger) 1:23.29.

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