Špindlerův Mlýn women’s giant slalom won by Karbon

05-01-2008

The Women’s World Cup giant slalom was won in the Czech ski-resort of Spindleruv Mlyn by Italian Denise Karbon on Saturday. This is her fourth successive win in the event. The 27-year-old, who had won in Panorama, Canada, and twice in Austria in Solden and Linz, beat Finland’s Tanja Poutiainen while Austrian Elisabeth Goergl was third. Home-grown talent Šarka Záhrobská ranked twenty-seventh in the event.