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Mikaela Shiffrin wins 5th slalom globe in 6 seasons

​Mikaela Shiffrin has received her 5th slalom globe in the closing six seasons.

The American wrapped up the identify after victory in the penultimate ladies’s World Cup slalom on Saturday in Ofterschwang, Germany.

Shiffrin stretched her lead over the one last challenger, Petra Vlhova, to 225 issues with simply the season-ending race on the World Cup finals last. The Slovak skier completed the race in fourth.

Shiffrin simplest did not win the slalom self-discipline in 2016 after lacking 5 races because of a knee damage.

Shiffrin has received 11 races this season and has turn into the primary skier with 42 World Cup wins in overall earlier than turning 23. On Friday, Shiffrin secured her 2d immediately total identify.

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