Fenninger wins World Cup Giant Slalom, Maze second; American Mikaela Shiffrin finishes eighth

FIS LogoUPDATE, Dec. 28: Austrian Anna Fenninger ran away from the field on Friday for a big win in a World Cup Giant Slalom in Semmering. She was followed by overall leader Tina Maze and Tessa Worley. American Mikaela Shiffrin stayed on a roll, earning eight, her best finish ever in GS. Read the story.

Dec. 27: Can Mikaela Shiffrin make it two in a row? The youngster from Colorado recently became the youngest American to win a World Cup slalom since 1968. This weekend she can extend the streak with a Giant Slalom on Friday (Dec. 27) and Slalom (Dec. 28) in Semmering, Austria.

Without doubt, overall leader Tina Maze will be favored in the GS, but Shiffrin turned in the best second run of everyone the last time the women raced GS. Read this Q&A with Shiffrin.

Here’s where to find the start list and (later) results for the races. Here’s where the find the latest standings in the overall race.

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