In the latest Olympic news, Mikaela Shiffrin won the women’s World Cup slalom on Saturday in Levi, Finland. She now claims her 48th slalom title of her career and 75th overall. Shiffrin’s triumph increases the number of victories she has earned in one competition, breaking a record that Lindsey Vonn had previously held. Many who are looking at other options for online sportsbooks should consider Olympic events to bet on.
During the event, after finishing third in her first run, American Shiffrin moved up to first place with the fastest second run, defeating Swedish competitor Anna Swenn Larsson by.16 of a second. Olympic slalom champion for Slovakia in 2022 Petra Vlhová came in third by four hundredths of a second. The final two places were held by Lena Dürr of Germany and Wendy Holdener of Switzerland.
Mikaela Shiffrin Breaks New Records
Shiffrin now has the most victories of any skater competing in women’s singles competition with her 48th career triumph and 67th podium finish in the slalom. Vonn had previously held the record, but now his score of 66 has been exceeded. You can check her other events in your pay per head bookie software.
Shiffrin presently holds the third-most victories in World Cup competition with 75, after only Vonn (82) and the illustrious Ingemar Stenmark (86). The season start on Saturday saw yet another victory for either Shiffrin or Vlhová, who have alternated wins in the competition every year since 2015. Tina Maze in 2014 was the last skier other than the two to win the season’s opening race. Get more Olympic betting action with your sports betting odds platform easily.