Wendy Holdener misses slalom podium in Soldeu in Vlhova victory

Wendy Holdener missed the podium in the slalom in Soldeu. In nasty conditions, the Schwyz native has to settle for fifth place.

Wendy Holdener in action at the slalom in Soldeu. – keystone


the essentials in brief

  • Difficult conditions make the Soldeu Slalom a challenge for the female riders.
  • Wendy Holdener is fifth as the best Swiss.
  • Victory goes to Petra Vlhova ahead of Leona Popovic and Mikaela Shiffrin.

The weather didn’t play along in the second run of the slalom in Soldeu. In rain and snow, the final round becomes a Herculean task for the drivers.

Petra Vloha masters this best. The Slovakian wins the last slalom of the season well ahead of Leona Popovic (+0.43). Third is season dominator Mikaela Shiffrin (+0.86).

Holdener and Gisin in top ten

Wendy Holdener (+1.84) shows a solid performance in the second run. However, your mortgage from passage one is large. In the end, the Schwyzerin classified in fifth place.

Wendy Holdener
Wendy Holdener finishes in the top 5 again in the World Cup. – keystone

In addition to Wendy Holdener, there is only one other Swiss rider in the classification. After all: Thanks to many failures, Michelle Gisin made it into the top ten in eighth place.

Elena Stoffel does not finish her second run. Camille Rast is eliminated in the first round.

The Top 5 in Slalom in Soldeu

1 Petra Vlhova (SLK)
2 Leona Popovic (CRO) +0,43
3 Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) +0,86
4 Sara Hector (SWE) +1,53
5 Wendy Holdener (SUI) +1,84


8 Michelle Gisin (SUI) +2.60
DNF Elena Stoffel
DNF Camille Rast

More on the subject:

Mikaela ShiffrinMichelle GisinmortgageTop TenWetterWendy HoldenerSlalom


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.