Petra Vlhova made perfect use of starting number one and goes into the second run, which starts at 4:05 p.m., with a respectable lead. Behind Mikaela Shiffrin, who celebrated her return to the slopes after her corona illness, Wendy Holdener (+0.81) and the Swede Anna Swenn-Larsson (+0.84) placed themselves immediately in front of Katharina Liensberger from Vorarlberg. She started the race with starting number five.
“Little snow, warm temperatures, but nonetheless you have to pull your skis well,” said Liensberger. The leaves on the slope did not affect her, but it was unfamiliar. At the start the wind was extremely blowing. “In the second I have to make sure that I build up pressure well and that I release the skis well. It’s restless, you have to stand cleanly over the outside ski. “
The other Austrians had an enormous deficit after the first round. Katharina Gallhuber was in 13th place already 2.72 seconds behind Vlhova. The other Austrians were already very much behind. Katharina Gallhuber was already in 13th place 2.72 seconds behind Vlhova. Katharina Truppe (+2.93) and Chiara Mair (+2.96) finished 18th and 19th after 50 runners. The remaining ÖSV women had to worry about qualifying for the second run.