LIVE: 1st Levi Women’s Ski World Cup 2023 on Saturday – Preliminary report, start list and live tape – Start time: 10am / Final 1pm
Levi – The slalom specialists are about to make their big debut in the 2023/24 season: in Levi, Finland, the women’s World Cup elite kick off the new slalom season with a dual event. The starting signal for the first race will be given on Saturday at 10am CET with the first round. The top 30 athletes from the first round will then participate in the deciding final round at 1 p.m. Things continue straight away on Sunday without a break, as the third race of the 2023/24 Women’s Ski World Cup season awaits with another slalom. The official start list for the first round of women’s slalom at the inaugural Slalom World Cup in Levi, on Saturday at 10am, as well as start numbers and the live FIS ticker can be found in our list immediately after the draw.
Data and facts about the start of the Ski World Cup
Women’s Slalom in Levi (Saturday 11 November 2023)
FIS Start List Round 1 – Starts at 10am
FIS Women’s Live Tape Round 1
Interim results of the Islamic Salvation Front after the first round
List of stars of the Islamic Salvation Front – the second round – starts at one in the afternoon
FIS Women’s Live Tape Round 2
Final standings of the FIS in the women’s slalom in Levi
All data will be updated as soon as it is available
Mikaela Shiffrin She aims to get her eighth crystal ball in slalom.
Having already won the World Cup in slalom seven times, she will claim the coveted trophy again in 2023, which had eluded her in the previous three seasons for various reasons. Although the gap to its main competitor has narrowed Petra Vlhova And other aspiring riders like Lena Durer And Wendy Holdnerleftovers Shiffrin The undisputed queen of the white circus, especially in her specialty, in which she achieved 53 impressive victories.
VlhovaThe current Olympic champion also has several victories in 2023, including in Flachau and the final in Soldeu. She has proven that she knows how to win crystal balls big and small, an art she has already mastered in the 2019/20 and 2021/22 seasons. duels with Shiffrin The promise, especially of the dual race at Levi, is to be a head-to-head race for every hundredth of a second.
Holdner, who won her first World Cup races in the slalom in Killington and Sestriere at the end of 2022, then showed slight weaknesses and narrowly missed out on the gold medal at the World Championships. However, the 30-year-old Swiss has the opportunity to stick up for her long-time rivals and perhaps exploit their small mistakes to fight for her first crystal ball.
Dürer He has a day where everyone is awake Shiffrin A record victory was waiting for her, she triumphed in Špindlerův Mlýn and was able to celebrate again, ten years after her first parallel slalom success in Moscow. In the last two years, she has been able to fully establish herself again in slalom and has also excelled in major events. Even if they seem utopian… Shiffrin And Vlhova They can compete on the small ball, they are unlikely to be knocked off the podium or out of the top five.
Anna Swain Larson It shows that the performance in women’s slalom is quite balanced. She finished fifth in the 2022/23 World Cup scoring at Killington with HoldnerHer first World Cup win. Starting with Levi, she can fight for podium positions on the track that best suits her abilities.
Among the rising stars Zrenka Lyotic To be highlighted, who, despite her mistakes, was already on the podium in Spindleruv Mlyn at the age of 19. With another year of experience, she can make a leap in quality and challenge the big names. Paula Moltzan She proved she could come close Shiffrin It also showed in the night slalom in Semmering. also Lawrence Saint-Germainthe slalom world champion from Meribel, is a dangerous competitor.
Katharina Liensberger2021 World Slalom Champion and 2020/21 Slalom Crystal Ball Winner, too Michelle Jessen, which is trying to return to its previous form, are also names to watch. if Liensberger Back in true form, the Austrian from Vorarlberg can compete comfortably Shiffrin And Vlhova compete.
The official FIS Ski World Cup calendar for the 2023/24 men’s season
The official FIS Ski World Cup calendar for the 2023/24 women’s season
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