From 23rd place to first: the impressive breakthrough made the last French world champion in combination

З 23-го місця на перше: вражаючий прорив зробив француза останнім чемпіоном світу в комбінації

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Alexis Pinturo became a two-time world champion

27-year-old French skier Alexis Pinturo received the gold medal of the world champion in the Swedish åre, winning the Alpine combination.

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The Frenchman, who in this discipline was the owner of four Small crystal globes of the world Cup and had an incredible breakthrough with the 23rd position according to the result of the downhill on the slalom after the first attempt. Merged together two factors: the ability to walk Alexis slalom and track, which with each participant became rosbytsoyuz and accordingly, did not give the opportunity to develop the maximum speed to those who started later.

Not surprisingly, the silver medal was won by the Slovenian Stefan Hadeln, which after all was dawnglow 30th and slalom respectively conducted the first attempt.

Baseman – 21st-place – to bronze rose and the Austrian Marco Schwarz.

We will add that after this victory Pintura became a double world champion. At the previous world Championships in St. Moritz he won the gold medal in the team.

It is likely that Alexis was the last world champion in the Alpine combination. The fact is that since the world Cup-2021 this discipline overturned. The reason – the narrowing of specializations of the top riders. Such different types as downhill and slalom now combine very few athletes. It is significant that Panov a combination of the current Olympic champion in this kind of program, the strongest skier of our time in Marseille Grter from Austria.

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