Alpine skiing – World Cup. Crans-Montana: Marta Bassino takes first career downhill win

Marta Bassino was impressive throughout the descent from Crans-Montana and took the first victory in speed and therefore in the discipline. On the podium are Federica Brignone and Lara Gut-Behrami, Bosnian sensation Elvedin Muzaferi in 4th place.

Almost 28 years and after ten years of career we can celebrate the debut. Marta Bassino signs her first success by winning the Crans-Montana downhill. And how. Where did the Italian go? At the top it is clearly ahead, at the bottom it is absolutely untouchable. On the flat part? The professional giant limited the damage by being fine. Federica Brignone really did a very good ski, but it was 2nd place, 54 hundredths behind the French speaking woman.

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Sisters of Italy

Lara Gut-Behrami performs the best surgery of the weekend. Third this Saturday, the Swiss surpasses Stephanie Venier in the race for the specialty globe and is now 165 points ahead of Mikaela Shiffrin in the overall standings. The crystal really hits him a month before the end of the season. Italy was already well present on Friday and it continues like that. Laura Pirovano is in good shape on this Swiss track that was salted by the organizers. The 26-year-old skier took 5th place and missed the first World Cup podium by a tenth.

Elvedina Muzaferija puts Bosnia and Herzegovina on the world skiing map. The only skier from her country to score World Cup points, the 24-year-old athlete produced an XXL performance by finishing 4th in the downhill in Crans-Montana. The one who won the European Cup last weekend on the same track, this Saturday found herself with an extraordinary result. Enough to strengthen herself among the 30 and win the option for the Saalbach final.

Gauché returns to the Top 10

Speaking to Eurosport, Laura Gauché was a little disappointed with her skiing this Saturday. Nevertheless, the performance is completely honorable with the final 9th ​​place, 1st place on his shoulders. Especially 10 days after a bone contusion sustained during training in Orcières-Merlette. Romane Miradoli ranks 22nd in this downhill in the canton of Valais.

Karen Clément won the last available point, Anouck Errard, who replaced Camille Cerutti, found himself outside the Top 30.

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