Skier Šárka Záhrobská finishes 5th in overall World Cup slalom ranking


Czech skier Šárka Záhrobská came in 9th in the last World Cup slalom event of the season in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Saturday, and finished 5th in the overall slalom ranking. Záhrobská was second after the first round, but had problems in the upper part of the slope in the second round, and came in some 2.2 seconds after the winner, Marlies Schield of Austria, who also won the World Cup title in slalom. The 25-year-old Záhrobská said she though she could better, but the race was very difficult.