Alpine Programs

Feuz, Kroell Tie for Super G Win

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USSA
2012-03-02 04:39
 

KVITFJELL, Norway (March 2) - The Audi FIS Alpine World Cup tour produced a rare double win Friday as Austrian Klaus Kroell tied Beat Feuz of Switzerland for a super G win in Kvitfjell. The victory pushed Feuz passed Austrian Marcel Hirscher, who did not compete, for the overall tour lead by five points. Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal was fifth to retain his lead in the super G standings, while Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) posted the top U.S. result with 28th.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Swiss Beat Feuz and Austrian Klaus Kroell produced a rare World Cup double win with a super G tie.
  • Feuz moved into the overall World Cup lead by five points over Austrian Marcel Hirscher, who did not race.
  • Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal retained his super G points lead with fifth.
  • Olympic super G bronze medalist Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) was 28th.
  • Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) is sidelinded for the rest of the season.
  • Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) will not race in Norway in favor of giant slalom and slalom training
  • High winds delayed the start of the race for an hour.
  • The race was a reschedule from a canceled January super G in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  • A downhill is slated for Saturday with a second super G on Sunday in Kvitfjell.

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