ZAGREB, 6 January 2019 – Austrian Marcel Hirscher has won the Audi FIS Ski World Cup “Snow Queen Trophy” 2019 in Zagreb for the fifth time on Sunday.
Hirscher started the race with the start number 4 and in the end achieved the fastest time (1:48.64) in front of around 10,000 spectators at Sljeme mountain in the Croatian capital.
Alexis Pinturault ended in the second place who was 60 hundredths of a second behind the winner Hirscher, while Manuel Feller of Austria finished third.
Marco Schwarz who was leading in the first run did not manage to finish the second run.
The best result among the Croatian representatives in the second run was achieved by Istok Rodeš who finished the race in 7th place. Matej Vidović and Elias Kolega achieved their career highs by finishing the race 15th and 20th respectively.
On Saturday, American two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin won the women’s event for the fourth time.