Gut-Behrami is first Olympic champion

On Monday, the 30-year-old Gut-Behrami had already bronze in the giant slalom. Second behind Gut-Behrami became the Austrian Mirjam Puchner (+0,22), third Gut-Behramis Swiss team-kollegin Michelle Gisin (+0, 30).

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Snowboard Queen Ester Ledecka, which was also sacrificed four years ago in Pyeongchang Sensationell too gold in the Super-G, took place after her re-Olympic victory on a board this time in five (+0.43). “I first had to remind myself again that today I am no snowboarder today, but a ski runner,” said the Czech, who had dilined the gathered world elite of the skir runners in 2018.

Praise of predecessor Ledecka

For their successor, Ledecka had only a few, but praising words left. “She’s a great skier,” she said. The first gold for Gut-Behrami near Olympia is therefore “only a matter of time”. In fact, Gut-Behrami had to wait very long: since she had won two silver medals as a 17-year-old at the World Cup in Val d’Isere, she was considered an upcoming dominator of the scene.

For the first time a title gained good-Behrami but only at the World Cup last February in Cortina d’Ampezzo, when she decided next to the Super-G, too, the giant slalom for himself. Thanks to this introduction, you now succeeded: never – since the Super-G 1988 became Olympic – drove a world champion in this discipline also to the Olympic victory. For the Swiss it was the third Olympic medal: In 2014 she had become departure drips.

Weidle: Super-G as a test run

The only German starter Kira Weidle (+1.15) ended up in the end 15. In the exit next Tuesday, the Starnbergerin is significantly more important. “I wanted to get a feeling for the descent,” said the Vice World Champion in the ARD, which was “partially” good, “partly not so”.

US ski star Mikaela Shifrin reached the destination after her early in giant slalom and slalom and was ninth.

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