Audi FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing

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Adelboden Switzerland, JAN 06 2008, Benni Raich AUT competing in the Audi FIS Alpine skiiing world cup slalom race. 06/01/2008. Men's Slalom, Adelboden, Switzerland, Jan. 6, 2008. ... It is the 17th race of the men's 41 event 2008 World Cup schedule. ... The fourth of 11 scheduled slaloms. ... It is the 44th World Cup race held at Adelboden, but just the sixth slalom, all of them held since the turn of the century. ... The other races at the site are traditional giant slaloms..    It is the ninth career World Cup win for Mario Matt and eighth in slalom (the other in combined). ... It is his first win since Kranjska Gora March 4, 2007. ... He had been third in slaloms at Adelboden twice before, Feb. 20, 2000 and Jan. 7, 2007. ... The win is the fifth of the season for the Austrian men and second in slalom. ... Matt had been second earlier this season in GS at Beaver Creek Dec. 2..    It is the 71st career World Cup podium for Benjamin Raich. ... His 36th in slalom. ... It is his third second place finish of the season against a single win in slalom at BadKleinkirchheim Dec. 9. ... He has not finished a race other than downhill outside of the top eight..    It is the fourth career World Cup podium for Felix Neureuther. ... all of them in slalom. ... It is his second straight podium in slalom having placed second at Alta Badia Dec. 17. ... He and Maria Riesch have contributed all six of the German podium placings this season..    Jimmy Cochran matches his second best result and best of the season. ... Michael Janyk collected his second finish and first scoring result of the season..    There were some strong "back-of-the-pack" performances with Marcel Hirscher placing ninth from the 48th start, and Joel Chenal 12th from start 61..    Winning margin is a tenth of a second. ... Third is .14 of a second. ... Top eight racers are within a second. ... Top 15 within two seconds. ... Benjamin Raich strengthens his lead for the World Cup overall standings tp 640-525 over Didie
Adelboden Switzerland, JAN 06 2008, Benni Raich AUT competing in the Audi FIS Alpine skiiing world cup slalom race. 06/01/2008. Men's Slalom, Adelboden, Switzerland, Jan. 6, 2008. ... It is the 17th race of the men's 41 event 2008 World Cup schedule. ... The fourth of 11 scheduled slaloms. ... It is the 44th World Cup race held at Adelboden, but just the sixth slalom, all of them held since the turn of the century. ... The other races at the site are traditional giant slaloms.. It is the...
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