Raich pips Ligety to win men's giant slalom in Beaver Creek
Benjamin Raich claimed victory in the men's giant slalom event Sunday in Beaver Creek, Colorado, to register the 31st World Cup win of his career, dpa reported.
The 30-year-old Austrian pipped Ted Ligety of the United States by one 100th of a second, winning in a combined time of 2 minutes, 24.61 seconds for his two runs.
Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal, winner of Friday's downhill and Saturday's super-G on the famous Birds of Prey course, had to be satisfied with third place this time in 2:24.71 minutes.
Herman Maier, who was celebrating his 36th birthday, was eliminated after making a mistake.