Sporting Digest: Skiing

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WORLD CUP Men's downhill (Saalbach, Aut): 1 E Podivinsky (Can) 2min 09.83sec (first leg 1:05.62, second leg 1:04.21); 2 C Mullen (Can) 2:10.21 (1:05.26, 1:04.95); 3 A Skaardal (Nor) 2:10.30 (1:05.59, 1:04.71); 4 M Girardelli (Lux) 2:10.41 (1:05.32, 1:05.09); 5= L Alphand (Fr) 2:10.42 (1:05.34, 1:05.08), R Socher (Can) 2:10.42 (1:05.36, 1:05.06); 7 P Ortlieb (Aut) 2:10.57 (1:05.55, 1:05.02); 8 T Moe (US) 2:10.60 (1:05.52, 1:05.08); 9 D Pretot (Fr) 2:10.68 (1:05.59, 1:05.09); 10 K A Aamodt (Nor) 2:10.81 (1:05.65, 1:05.16); 22 M Bell (GB) 2:11.28 (1:05.74, 1:05.54). Leading downhill standings: 1 Ortlieb 221pts; 2 Girardelli 210; 3 Mullen 162; 4 H Trinkl (Aut) 136; 5 D Mahrer (Swit) 128; 35 Bell 24. Leading overall standings: 1 Aamodt 505; 2 G Mader (Aut) 493; 3 A Tomba (It) 454; 4 Girardelli 401; 5 T Stangassinger (Aut) 305; 86 Bell 24.

WORLD CUP Women's slalom (Morzine, Fr): 1 P Wiberg (Swe) 1:49.39 (54.10, 55.29); 2 V Schneider (Swit) 1:49.43 (53.31, 56.12); 3 P Chauvet (Fr) 1:49.47 (52.46, 57.01); 4 D Compagnoni (It) 1:50.57 (53.56, 57.01); 5 M Kjoerstad (Nor) 1:50.77 (54.09, 56.68); 6 U Hrovat (Slov) 1:50.80 (54.31, 56.49); 7 M Ertl (Ger) 1:50.86 (54.68, 56.18); 8 C Von Grunigen (Swit) 1:50.92 (53.52, 57.40); 9 H Gerg (Ger) 1:51.23 (54.57, 56.66); 10 A Coberger (NZ) 1:51.56 (54.14, 57.42). Leading slalom standings: 1 Wiberg 330pts; 2 V Schneider (Swit) 280; 3 A Wachter (Aut) 156; 4 M Gallizio (It) 149; 5 Von Grunigen 134. Leading overall standings: 1 Wachter 646; 2 Wiberg 630; 3 Schneider 598; 4 Compagnoni 474; 5 U Maier (Aut) 421.

NATIONS' CUP STANDINGS (Men and women): 1 Austria 4,452pts; 2 Italy 2,854; 3 Switzerland 2,213; 4 Germany 2,062; 5 Norway 1,905; 6 France 1,576; 7 Sweden 1,187; 8 United States 962; 9 Slovenia 889; 10 Canada 849.

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