Goergl gets first World Cup win in Maribor
( dpa ) - Austria's Elisabeth Goergl registered the long awaited first World Cup win of her career Saturday when she claimed victory in the women's giant slalom in Maribor.
Goergl, 26, took the win in a combined time of 2 minutes 38.49 seconds for her two runs with Italy's Manuela Moelgg second, nearly half a second adrift, in 2:38.98 minutes.
Giant slalom World Cup leader Denise Karbon, also of Italy, had won the previous four giant slalom events this season but this time had to be satisfied with third place with a time of 2:40.21 minutes.
Karbon heads the giant slalom standings with 460 points after five of eight events, followed by Goergl on 319 and Moelgg on 234 points.
Austria's Nicole Hosp leads the overall World Cup standings with 599 points after 17 of 38 events with American Lindsey Vonn second on 524 and Karbon third on 519 points.