Sporting Digest: Skiing

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ALPINE WORLD CUP (Wengen, Swit) Men: Downhill: 1 W Besse (Swit) 2min 28.88sec; 2= P Runggaldier (It), M Girardelli (Lux) 2:28.92; 4 K Ghedina (It) 2:28.93; 5 K A Aamodt (Nor) 2:29.04; 6 H Trinkl (Aut) 2:29.22. Downhill standings: 1 Girardelli 548pts; 2 P Ortlieb (Aut) 499; 3 Besse 406. GB: 50 M Bell 34; 59 G Bell 27. Super-giant slalom: 1 Girardelli 1min 41.30sec; 2 J E Thorsen (Nor) 1:41.88; 3 A Skaardal (Nor) 1:41.98; 4 A Assinger (Aut) 1:42.04; 5 M Wasmeier (Ger) 1:42.11; 6 H Trinkl (Aut) 1:42.59. GB: 58 M Bell 1:45.93; 59 G Bell 1:46.05. Super-G standings: 1 Girardelli 169pts; 2 G Mader (Aut) 148; 3 Thorsen 148. World Cup overall: 1 Aamodt 877; 2 Girardelli 703; 3 Mader 674.

Women (Maribor, Sloven): Slalom: 1 U Hrovat (Sloven) 1min 55.19sec (first leg 53.90sec, second leg 1:01.29); 2 V Schneider (Swit) 1:55.48 (53.06, 1:02.49); 3 M Kjoerstad (Nor) 1:55.85 (53.80, 1:02.05); 4 E Eder (Aut) 1:55.98 (54.28, 1:01.70); 5 S Pretnar (Sloven) 1:56.14 (53.90, 1:02.24); 6 M Gallizio (It) 1:56.58 (53.98, 1:02.60). Slalom: 1 Schneider 1min 47.94sec (first leg 53.50sec, second leg 54.44); 2 Wiberg 1.48.45 (53.57, 54.88); 3 Hrovat 1:48.85 (54.62, 54.23); 4 M Kjoerstad (Nor) 1:49.13 (54.77, 54.36); 5 T Gimle (Nor) 1:49.35 (53.91, 55.44); 6 M Gallizio (It) 1:49.40 (54.55, 54.92). Slalom standings: 1 Schneider 560pts; 2 Wiberg 490; 3 Hrovat 286. World Cup overall: 1 Schneider 1,010pts; 2 Wiberg 1,003; 3 A Wachter (Aut) 898.

FREESTYLE WORLD CUP (Lake Placid, NY) Winners: Moguls: Men: E Grospiron (Fr) 26.12pts. World Cup standings: 1 Grospiron 380pts; 2 S Shupletsov (Rus) 364. Women: D Weinbrecht (US) 25.14. World Cup standings: 1 Weinbrecht 400pts; 2 S-L Hattestad (Nor) 364. Aerials: Men: J M Bacquin (Fr) 226.96pts. World Cup standings: 1 P LaRoche (Can) 368pts; 2 N Fontaine (Can) 356. Women: L Tcherjazova (Uzbek) 175.89. World Cup standings: 1 Tcherjazova 396; 2 C Brand (Swit) 380. World Cup combined: Men: 1 Shupletsov 288; 2 D Belhumeur (Can) 288. Women: 1 K Kubenk (Can) 396; 2 N Orekhova (Rus) 388.

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