Sofia Goggia wins third downhill Crystal Globe in Courchevel

Mar 17, 2022 301

Sofia Goggia comfortably secured the 2021/22 downhill Crystal Globe despite a 12th-place finish in the final event at the Alpine Ski World Cup Finals on Wednesday (16 March) in Courchevel, France. The race win went to overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin, who claimed just her third career downhill victory.

Olympic silver medallist from Beijing 2022, Goggia only needed to hold off Switzerland's Corinne Suter - her closest rival in the downhill rankings - to win the title. But the reigning Olympic champion handed the title to the Italian after labouring to a 1.27.98 finish, which was the slowest time after three racers.

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