Sport in Short: Skiing

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MEN'S WORLD CUP (Veysonnaz, Swit): Downhill 1 F Heinzer (Swit) 1min 59.53sec; 2 P Ortlieb (Aut) 1:59.54; 3 W Besse (Swit) 1:59.60; 4 A Skaardal (Nor) 1:59.94; 5 B Kernen (Swit) 2:00.05; 6 C Ple, (Fr) 2:00.09; 7 H Trinkl (Aut) 2:00.25; 8 P Rzehak (Aut) 2:00.29; 9 P Vitalini (It) 2:00.38; 10 D Mahrer (Swit) 2:00.39. GB: 52 M Bell 2:03.14; 65 G Bell 2:04.38. Leading downhill standings: 1 Heinzer 424pts; 2 Besse 300; 3 M Girardelli (Lux) 231; 4 Skaardal 220; 5 Mahrer 212; 6 Ortlieb 211.

Slalom: 1 T Stangassinger (Aut) 1min 30.42sec (45.02sec, 45.50sec); 2 A Tomba (It) 1:30.99 (45.22, 45.77); 3 T Fogdoe (Swe) 1:31.64 (45.16, 46.48); 4 J Kosir (Slovenia) 1:31.82 (45.88, 45.94); 5 K A Aamodt (Nor) 1:32.19 (46.30, 45.89); 6 B Gstrein (Aut) 1:32.64 (46.36, 46.28); 7 P Roth (Ger) 1:32.91 (46.84, 46.07); 8 G Mader (Aut) 1:32.97 (46.81, 46.16); 9 M Tritscher (Aut) 1:33.11 (46.69, 46.42); 10 M Girardelli (Lux) 1:33.13 (47.09, 46.04). Combined: 1 Girardelli 28.61pts; 2 Aamodt 31.48; 3 Mader 33.90; 4 S Locher (Swit) 58.57; 5 B Kernen (Swit) 67.60; 6 S Eberharter (Aut) 70.00; 7 R Salzgeber (Aut) 76.98; 8 P Ortlieb (Aut) 83.28; 9 M Wasmeier (Ger) 83.32; 10 A J Kitt (US) 83.63. Leading slalom standings: 1 Fogdoe 445pts; 2 Tomba 436; 3 Stangassinger 302; 4 Kosir 251; 5 Gstrein 226; 6 Roth 202. Leading overall standings: 1 Girardelli 1,073pts; 2 Tomba 692; 3 Aamodt 653; 4 Mader 548; 5 F Heinzer (Swit) 536; 6 Fogdoe 445.

THE women's World Cup downhill at Haus im Ennstal, Austria, on Saturday was cancelled after just nine runners when the course was ruled too soft.

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP SLALOM (Haus Im Ennstal, Aut): 1 P Chauvet (Fr) 1min 38.24sec (48.87sec, 49.37sec); 2 A Wachter (Aut) 1:38.87 (48.65, 50.22); 3 M Gallizio (It) 1:39.39 (49.98, 49.41); 4 K Buder (Aut) 1:39.87 (48.78, 51.09); 5 E Eder (Aut) 1:39.93 (49.35, 50.58); 6 J Parisien (US) 1:39.96 (48.89, 51.07); 7 C Grunigen (Swit) 1:40.15 (49.76, 50.39); 8 I Salvenmoser (Aut) 1:40.40 (50.50, 49.90); 9 A Coberger (NZ) 1:40.64 (50.38, 50.26); 10 K Andersson (Swe) 1:41.04 (50.42, 50.26). Did not finish first leg: C de Pourtales (GB), E Carrick-Anderson (GB). Leading slalom standings: 1 Coberger 329pts; 2 V Schneider (Swit) 250; 3 P Chauvet (Fr) 226; 4 Parisien 190; 5 Wachter 190; 6 P Wiberg (Swe) 180. Leading overall standings: 1 Wachter 829pts; 2 C Merle (Fr) 609; 3 K Seizinger (Ger) 583; 4 U Maier (Aut) 420; 5 M Vogt (Ger) 399; 6 Schneider 370.

WORLD CUP FREESTYLE (Lake Placid) Aerials finals: Men: 1 L Langlois (Can) 224.51pts; 2 S Foucras (Fr) 222.91; 3 K Feddesen (US) 218.89; 4 T Worthington (US) 218.78; 5 J M Bacquin (Fr) 217.65; 10 R Cobbing (GB) 191.59. Leading World Cup standings: 1 S Foucras (Fr) 392pts; 2 Langlois 364; 3 Bacquin 352; 4 K Fedderson (US) 344; 5 Blanc 304; 6 Worthington 304. Women: 1 L Cheryazova (Uzbek) 175.80; 2 M Lindgren (Swe) 172.21; 3 H Lid (Nor) 158.01; 4 C Brand (Swit) 153.13; 5 L Johansson (Swe) 147.71; 10 J Curry (GB) 125.88. Leading World Cup standings: 1 Cheryazova 392; 2 Lid 348; 3 Brand 344; 4 Johansson 332; 5 Stone 312; 6 K Porter (US) 312.

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