Austria is returning to its good outdated habits in Bormio. Eight years later, Matthias Mayer put the Wünderteam again on high by successful the downhill on the Stelvio for the first time. At the finish of an ideal race the place he made his technical qualities communicate for the uncommon troublesome sections, the Olympic champion of the self-discipline in Sochi in 2014 beat his compatriot Vincent Kriechmayr (+ 0”04) and the Swiss Urs Kryenbühl (+ 0”06) to afford his first success of the season. Although disappointing sixth, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde takes the lead in the normal classification of the World Cup.
All in approach, Mayer topped the competitors: his victory over the Stelvio on video
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14th Austrian success in Bormio
We had been anticipating the latest grasp of the place Dominik Paris, winner of three of the final 4 descents and the final Super-G contested on the Stelvio. But the Italian needed to settle for 4th place (+ 0”13), a really constructive consequence after his damage final 12 months. Super-G winner on Tuesday, Ryan Cochran-Siegle has tried every thing to make a double blow. But his incessant risk-taking, which earned him two huge scares alongside the method, was inconclusive, with the seventh quickest time.