Marco Odermatt has once again claimed victory in giant slalom, this time taking his sixth FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup win of the season. The Swiss skier led the first run in Bansko, Bulgaria by 0.35 seconds over Norway’s Alexander Steen Olsen. In the second run, Odermatt was the fastest of the late starters, crossing the finish line 0.91 seconds ahead of Steen Olsen.
This win marks Odermatt’s 10th World Cup victory of the season and puts him in a commanding lead to secure the overall crystal globe, with a margin of over 800 points in the standings. Additionally, he is likely to win a third small crystal globe in giant slalom as he currently leads the standings in three individual disciplines and overall competition.
Steen Olsen finished in second place for his second career podium and first giant slalom podium. Austria’s Manuel Feller came in third place, just 0.17 seconds behind Steen Olsen.
Fans can catch more of Marco Odermatt’s impressive performances during the 2023-24 winter sports season on Eurosport and discovery+