Paris tames the Olympiabakken for second day in a row for double

Courtesy of Red Bull Media Service Team

Dominik Paris completes the super-G and downhill double in Kvitfjell, Norway.

Dominik Paris added to Saturday’s downhill victory by beating Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud and Swiss Beat Feuz in the super-G. Here is all you need to know:

–  Paris, 29, clocked a best time of one minute 29.20 seconds. Jansrud finished 0.43 behind with Feuz 0.60 off the pace.

–  It is the Italian’s third victory in the Norwegian resort, where he prevailed for the first time in the 2016 downhill.

–  He takes over Vincent Kriechmayr in the super-G World Cup standings.

–  Paris, who now has five World Cup wins to his name this season and snatched a career’s 14th, has 330 points to Kriechmayr’s 286 points after the Austrian finished fourth.

–  He remains fourth overall in the FIS World Cup standings on 750 points but is edging closer to third-placed Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway, who is on 808 points.

–  Austrian Marcel Hirscher leads with 1408 points.

–  It was not a perfect performance from Paris, but the Merano-born skier had too much power for the rest of the field.

–  The start was delayed by half an hour because of snow falls.



Race results

1. Dominik Paris (Italy) 1.29.20
2. Kjetil Jansrud (Norway) 0.43
3. Beat Feuz (Switzerland) 0.60
4. Vincent Kriechmayr (Austria) 0.82
5. Travis Ganon (United States) 0.89

FIS overall World Cup standings

1. Marcel Hirscher (Austria) 1,408 points
2. Alexis Pinturault (France) 918
3. Henrik Kristoffersen (Norway) 808
4. Dominik Paris (Italy) 750
5. Beat Feuz (Switzerland) 653 

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