Muf­fat-Je­an­det gets first ca­reer vic­tory

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WEN­GEN, SWITZER­LAND >> Showing yet again that good slalom beats good down­hill in Alpine com­bined, Vic­tor Muf­fat-Je­an­det rose from 27th place to win a World Cup on Fri­day.

The French­man got his first ca­reer win us­ing the fastest run in slalom to fin­ish 0.96 sec­onds ahead of Pavel Trikhichev of Rus­sia.

Peter Fill of Italy was the best of the down­hill spe­cial­ists, plac­ing third, 1.15 be­hind Muf­fat-Je­an­det af­ter be­ing fourth fastest in the morn­ing. Fill edged Kjetil Jan­srud of Norway off the podium by 0.01.

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