Sixth Bormio coup in Paris: ÖSV missed podium
Dominik Paris clinched his sixth victory on the descent in Bormio. For the first time this season, Austria’s speed department was left empty-handed in the downhill. As the best Austrian, Daniel Hemetsberger landed in fourth place (+0.99 seconds).
Dominik Paris took the sixth downhill victory in BormioWHAT/AFP/Marco BERTORELLO
Dominik Paris and the departure from Bormio – that just fits! The South Tyrolean took his sixth victory in the downhill today, Tuesday! Paris stood on the podium for the first time this season – and celebrated a special victory. The South Tyrolean was the first skier to win six times in a downhill run at a World Cup location. He also trumped Didier Cuche (five wins in Kitzbühel).
Behind them, Marco Odermatt and Niels Hintermann landed in third place. ÖSV runner Daniel Hemetsberger came fourth (+0.99 seconds). With it he drove to the display again in the Olympic winter. The ÖSV stars Vincent Kriechmayr and Matthias Mayer were among the defeated on the Pista Stelvio.
Behind Kriechmayr (7th after 35 runners / + 1.15) Daniel Danklmaier (9./+1.26), Mayer (12./+1.57) and Otmar Striedinger (13./ +1.60) a strong team result with five ÖSV athletes among the top 15. Max Franz, who was not completely fit, dropped out and was uninjured.