They won this season everything there is to win in the snow, but Mikaela Shiffrin (24) burst into tears after the remarkable triumph

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Ze won dit seizoen alles wat er te winnen valt in de sneeuw, maar Mikaela Shiffrin (24) barst in tranen uit na opmerkelijke triomf

Mikaela Shiffrin Sunday, the giant slalom in the Andorran village of Soldeu won, the last match of the wereldbekerseizoen alpine ski.

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The 24-year-old American pulled it after two runs in 2:23.17. She was 30 hundredths faster than the surprising 17-year-old New Zealand Alice Robinson. The Slovakian Petra Vlhova finished third at 41 hundredths.

 

 

For Shiffrin, it was the 60th wereldbekerzege of her career, the seventeenth this season. Friday she had a win in the slalom, though her own record of fifteen WB wins in a season improved. It forced her even to tears after:

 

 

Shiffrin insured Sunday of the crystal globe in the giant slalom. The victories in the overall world Cup and the world cup slalom and Super-G that she had already inside. With four wereldbekertrofeeën in a season does Shiffrin is just as good as her compatriot Lindsey Vonn (2009-2010 & 2011-2012), and the Slovenian Tina Maze (in 2012-2013).

The Austrian Nicole Schmidhofer put the crystal globe in the downhill on bag, the Italian Federica Brignone was the best in the combination.

Ze won dit seizoen alles wat er te winnen valt in de sneeuw, maar Mikaela Shiffrin (24) barst in tranen uit na opmerkelijke triomf

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