Marcel Hirscher of Austria and Wendy Holdener of Switzerland celebrate after winning the Parallel Slalom City Event of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Stockholm, Sweden Feb. 23, 2016. REUTERS/Jonas
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Lindsey Vonn was beaten in the opening round but the American retained her 23-point overall lead over Lara Gut of Switzerland.In the men's final of the first city event in three years, the Austrian edged Andre Myhrer of Sweden by 0.06 seconds. Hirscher extended his advantage over Henrik Kristoffersen to 173 points as the Norwegian lost to teammate Kjetil Jansrud in the first round.Hirscher, who claimed his sixth win of the season but only the first in seven weeks, played down his lead.Kristoffersen earned 15 points for his first-round exit and still holds a strong 131-point lead over Hirscher in the discipline standings with two slaloms left this season.The Norwegian criticized city events also counting toward the slalom standings.Despite losing the final, Hansdotter has all but secured the slalom globe, holding a 139-point lead over Veronika Velez Zuzulova of Slovakia with two races remaining.
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