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Janica Kostelic equals Vreni Schneider's skiing record

Kostelic has more than a victory to celebrate Keystone

Croatia's Janica Kostelic has equalled the skiing record set by Vreni Schneider for the most consecutive wins in a world Cup season. The Croatian equalled the record after winning the women's slalom in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

This content was published on February 18, 2001 - 18:08

Kostelic still needs to win one more race to break the overall record for most wins in a row. Indeed, Schneider went on to victory in her next race the following season, after setting the record.

Schneider's record has stood since the 1988-1999 season.

Kostelic took the first place in Garmisch, just ahead of the French skier Christel Saïoni and the Austrian Karin Köllerer.

Turning to the men's FIS world cup slalom in Japan, Switzerland's Michael von Grünigen is in fourth place in the world cup aggregate. He is trailing
Austria's Heinz Schilchegger in third place.

Austria holds all three top places with Benjamin Rich in second place and Hermann Maier unshaken in pole position.


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