Sporting Digest: Skiing

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MEN'S WORLD CUP DOWNHILL (Kvitfjell, Nor): Saturday: 1 A Assinger (Aut) 1min 43.13sec; 2 W Perathoner (It) 1:43.21; 3 H Trinkl (Aut) 1:43.26; 4 W Besse (Swit) 1:43.54; 5= J Polig (It), K Andre Aamodt (Nor), M Girardelli (Lux) 1:43.74; 8 M Wasmeier (Ger) 1:43.75; 9 A Skaardal (Nor) 1:43.90; 10 F Heinzer (Swit) 1:43.93; 11 P Ortlieb (Aut) 1:43.96; 12= D Caduff (Swit), D Mahrer (Swit) 1:43.98; 14= R Socher (Can), P Vitalini (It) 1:44.15. GB: 48 G Bell 1:46.28; 52 M Bell 1:46.84. Did not finish: R Walker. Leading downhill standings: 1 Heinzer 527pts; 2 Skaardal 427; 3 Besse 366; 4 Assinger 360; 5 Mahrer 343; 6 Girardelli 331; 7 Ortlieb 272; 8 Trinkl 264.

MEN'S WORLD CUP SUPER-GIANT SLALOM (Kvitfjell, Nor): Yesterday: 1 Aamodt 1:31.59; 2 Mahrer 1:31.79; 3 D Thoeni (Aut) 1:32.00; 4 P Jaerbyn (Swe) 1:32.30; 5 L Colturi (It) 1:32.31; 6 C Mullen (Can) 1:32.34; 7 T Moe (US) 1:32.42; 8= Ortlieb, Mader 1:32.45; 10 Duvillard 1:32.74; 11 P Rzehak (Aut) 1:32.76; 12 F Nyberg (Swe) 1:32.88; 13 A Fattori (It) 1:32.93; 14 I Piccard (Fr) 1:32.96; 15 J Leskinen (Fin) 1:32.97. Did not finish: M Bell. Leading super-giant slalom standings: 1 Aamodt 320pts; 2 Thorsen 270; 3 Heinzer 241; 4 Mader 227; 5 Girardelli 200; 6 Mahrer 191; 7 Skaardal 169; 8 Ortlieb 153.

Leading overall men's World Cup standings: 1 Girardelli 1,253; 2 Aamodt 967; 3 Heinzer 768; 4 Mader 718; 5 A Tomba (It) 692; 6 Skaardal 596; 7 Mahrer 534; 8 Ortlieb 515; 9 Assinger 507; 10 T Fogdoe (Swe) 445; 11 Besse 442; 12 J E Thorsen (Nor) 436; 13 Duvillard 364; 14 L Kjus (Nor) 355 15. Leading men's Nations Cup standings: 1 Austria 4,966; 2 Switzerland 3,743; 3 Norway 3,184; 4 Italy 2,913; 5 France 1,581.

WOMEN'S WORLD CUP GIANT SLALOM (Klovsjo, Sweden): Saturday: 1 K Seizinger (Ger) 2min 02.71sec (first leg 1:00.71, second leg 1:02.00); 2 H Zeller (Swit) 2:02.82; 3 C Marle (Fr) 2:03.09; 4 L Magoni (It) 2:03.18; 5 S Panzanni (It) 2:03.32; (1:01.29, 1:02.03); 6= C Gedde Dahl (Nor) 2:03.38, M Ertl (Ger) 2:03.38; 8 B Perez (It) 2:03.40; 9 M Gallizio (It) 2:03.41; 10 U Maier (Aut) 2:03.43; 11 A Berge (Nor) 2:03.61; 12 C Meier (Ger) 2:03.84; 13 K A Saude (Nor) 2:03.89; 14 L Piccard (Fr) 2:03.99; 15 V Schneider (Swit) 2:04.20. Leading World Cup giant slalom standings: 1 Merle 380pts; 2 A Wachter (Aut) 336; 3 Ertl 252; 4 U Maier (Aut) 223; 5 Panzanini 206; 6 Zeller 200; 7 C Meier (Ger) 199; 8 Seizinger 184.

Leading overall women's World Cup standings: 1 Wachter 1,166pts; 2 Seizinger 1,116; 3 Merle 946; 4 M Vogt (Ger) 665; 5 Maier 569; 6 Ertl 555; 7 K Lee-Gartner (Can) 547; 8 Schneider 526; 9 Zeller 522; 10 R Haeusl (Ger) 488; 11 Gallizio 461; 12 Cavagnoud 447; 13 A Coberger (NZ) 434; 14 H Zurbriggen (Swit) 427; 15 S Eder (Aut) 368.

Leading overall Nations Cup standings (men and women): 1 Austria 9,782; 2 Switzerland 6,159; 3 Germany 5,054; 4 Italy 4,715; 5 Norway 4,125.

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