Downhill skier Strachová clinches first podium finish in five years


Czech downhill skier Šárka Strachová finished second in the World Cup slalom in Kuehtai, Austria, on Monday – her first podium finish in five years. She finished 0.80 behind Olympic and defending World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States. Wendy Holdener of Switzerland was third, trailing by 0.92.