Michaela Shiffrin (28, USA) won a gold medal for the sixth consecutive time at the Alpine Skiing World Championships. Shiffrin won the women’s giant slalom held in Courchevel, France on the 16th (local time) with a total of 2:07:13 in the first and second periods. She was 0.12 seconds ahead of second place Federica Brignone of Italy (2:07:25 total). Shiffrin staked her second medal following her silver medal in the previous super giant slalom.
At the biennial FIS카지노 (International Ski Federation) Alpine World Championships, Shiffrin won six consecutive gold medals from 2013 to this time, and her seventh gold medal in her career. Her total of medals won at the World Championships increased to 13 (7 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze).
The record for the most medals won at the world championships is 15 (12 gold, 3 silver) achieved by Krystal Kranz (Germany), a female skier who was active in the 1930s. At that time, the world championship was held every year. Since the late 1940s, when it was changed to biennial, Shiffrin has been tied for the most medals and the most gold medals in history. Shiffrin leaves the slalom event on the 18th.
Shiffrin has won 85 career victories in the FIS World Cup, ranking second in the men’s and women’s divisions. She is one win behind the 86 wins of No. 1 Ingemar Stenmark (Sweden). Shiffrin has won 11 World Cups in the 2022-2023 season, and the remaining races (11) will resume at the end of this month.