Alpine Skiing World Cup: Vincent Kriechmayr wins his first victory of the season in the men's downhill in Wengen

World champion in the discipline, the Austrian had not yet done better than a second place this season.

Article written by Published the 15/ /2022 12: 45 Update the 15// 01: 27

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The revelation of his positive Covid test -19 Tuesday as well as his absence for the training runs could leave one wondering about the participation of Vincent Kriechmayr in the two descents of Wengen. In addition to having answered the call, the Austrian also answered present on skis, winning the downhill on Saturday 15 January. After three podiums this winter, the world champion in the discipline finally takes the very first step.

In this real fight, under the Swiss sun, Kriechmayr had to get rid of strong competition . Beat Feuz (2nd, +0’27”) and Dominik Paris ( 3rd, +0’27”) toasted the politeness to the usual big arms Marco Odermatt (4th, +0’45”) and Matthias Mayer (5th, +0’58”)). Odermatt nevertheless retains its leading position in the general classification.

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