Stuhec claims first season win in Cortina, Shiffrin’s record on hold

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Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia secured her first World Cup win of the season in the downhill at Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy on Saturday, while Mikaela Shiffrin is still chasing a women’s record 83rd victory in alpine skiing. Stuhec, who claimed second place in Friday’s downhill, clocked 1 minute 04.73 seconds to beat Norway’s Kajsa Vickhoff Lie by 0.26 second. This was the second podium in the Norwegian’s career. Third place went to Italy’s Elena Curtoni, 0.34 second behind Stuhec, who is now second in the downhill standings. Shiffrin, who equalled the women’s record 82 World Cup wins in alpine skiing f…

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