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Shiffrin rallies to beat Vlhova for historic 47th slalom win

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Mikaela Shiffrin was on fire in the second run to beat big rival Petra Vlhova for a historic 47th career victory in a World Cup slalom in Austria on Tuesday. Shiffrin’s 47th wins are the most a skier has ever achieved in a discipline, moving one ahead of Swedish legend Ingemar Stenmark who won 46 giant slaloms. Second place was good enough for Slovakia’s Vlhova to clinch the discipline World Cup title for the second time in her career with two races to spare. Placed fifth after the first run, American Shiffrin had an inspired second run on the famous Planai piste in Schladming for a winning to…

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