American skier Mikaela Shifrin recorded her 85th victory in the World Cup today, as she celebrated in the slalom in Špindlerův Mlín, Czech Republic. Shifrin won with the result of 1:33.85 minutes and is now only one triumph away from the overall record for the number of victories in the World Cup. held by Swede Ingemar Stenmark.

This was her 11th win of the season, and her fifth in slalom.

The second place was won by the German Lena Dir, who was slower by 0.60 seconds, while the third place was the Swiss skier Wendy Holdener, who was 1.31 seconds behind the winner.

Šifrin is the leader in the slalom standings with 705 points, ahead of Holdener (530) and Slovakian Petra Vlhova (510), who took fourth place today.

In the overall standings of the World Cup, Shifrin increased her advantage even more. This 27-year-old American now has 1,617 points, that is, 671 points more than Vlhova, and 711 more than the Swiss skier Lara Gut Behrami.

Tomorrow, the female skiers will have another slalom on the same track, when Šifrin will have a chance to equalize with Stenmark in the number of victories with a new triumph.

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