Leed in: Francisco Fernandez Ochoa of Spain won the World Cup giant slalom at Zakopane.?
Piero Grosx/nr 8/
Gres stops, moves back and continues the run
F.F. Ochos racing /nr 7/
Gustavo Thoeni /nr3/
SPORT: GIANT SLALOM
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Background: Leed in: Francisco Fernandez Ochoa of Spain won the World Cup giant slalom at Zakopane. Italy's Gustavo Thoeni was second and Hans Hinterseer of Austria third. Piero Gros in spite of his unlucky run still keeps the first position in the World Cup classification. about/A crowd of 20,000 people watched the event.
SYNOPSIS: Piero Gros was first after the first run. Now he has had a big chance to maintain his position. ??? Llittle mistake caused that he lost the chance. and more than 5 seconds. But he did not give up and at the xx finish his time was just 3 seconds worse than the winner's one. Finally he took tenth position. Still after the Zakopane event he is the leader in the World Cup classification.
The Olympic Champion Francisco Fernandez Ochoa raced brilliantly. He was third after the first run. Now he has had the best time which gave him the winning place.
Thoeni's second run was better than the first one and from the forth position he jumped to the second.
Only 24 of 62 starters menaged to comp plete the slalom.