Sporting Digest: Skiing

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ALBERTO TOMBA, of Italy, won the men's slalom title yesterday when the last race of the season was cancelled at the Alpine World Cup finals in Vail, Colorado, because of dangerous snow conditions.

ALPINE WORLD CUP Finals (Vail, Colorado) Men: Giant slalom: 1 K A Aamodt (Nor) 2min 25.62sec (first leg 1:15.09, second 1:10.53); 2 C Mayer (Aut) 2:25.80 (1:14.35, 1:11.45); 3 S Locher (Swit) 2:25.88 (1:14.47, 1:11.41); 4 F Piccard (Fr) 2:26.01 (1:14.14, 1:11.87); 5 M Von Gruenigen (Swit) 2:26.16 (1:14.26, 1:11.90); 6 M Belfrond (It) 2:26.17 (1:14.59, 1:11.58); 7 B Gstrein (Aut) 2:26.35 (1:14.48, 1:11.87); 8 J E Thorsen (Nor) 2:26.40 (1:14.39, 1:12.01). Final World Cup giant slalom standings: 1 Mayer 496pts; 2 Aamodt 494; 3 Piccard 414. Final World Cup slalom standings: 1 A Tomba (It) 540pts; 2 T Stangassinger (Aut) 452; 3 J Kosir (Slovenia) 421. Final World Cup overall: 1 Aamodt (Nor) 1,392pts; 2 M Girardelli (Lux) 1,007; 3 Tomba 822. Women: Giant slalom: 1 M Ertl (Ger) 2min 18.54sec (first leg 1:09.26, second 1:09.28); 2 V Schneider (Swit) 2:19.32 (1:09.72, 1:09.60); 3 A Berge (Nor) 2:19.76 (1:09.21, 1:10.55); 4 A Wachter (Aut) 2:19.98 (1:10.04, 1:09.94); 5 K Seizinger (Ger) 2:20.02 (1:09.50, 1:10.52); 6= M Kjoerstad (Nor) 2:20.15 (1:10.19, 1:09.96), E Twardokens (US) 2:20.15 (1:09.52, 1:10.63); 8 C Merle (Fr) 2:20.26 (1:10.43, 1:09.83). Final World Cup giant slalom standings: 1 Wachter 635pts; 2 Schneider 516; 3 D Compagnoni (It) 515. Slalom: 1 Schneider 1min 35.91sec (45.56sec, 50.35sec); 2 K Koren (Sloven) 1:37.42 (47.33, 50.09); 3 Ertl 1:37.54 (48.28, 49.26); 4 U Hrovat (Sloven) 1:37.59 (47.07, 50.52); 5 Kjoerstad 1:37.87 (46.83, 51.04); 6 M Accola (Swit) 1:38.15 (47.37, 50.78); 7 B Filliol (Fr) 1:38.21 (48.28, 49.93); 8 P Chauvet (Fr) 1:38.61 (47.39, 51.22). Final World Cup slalom standings: 1 Schneider 860pts; 2 P Wiberg (Swe) 620; 3 Hrovat 386. Final overall World Cup: 1 Schneider 1,656pts; 2 P Wiberg (Swe) 1,343; 3 Seizinger 1,195.

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