Hirscher wins World Cup overall title, matches Vonn record

Hirscher wins World Cup overall title, matches Vonn record

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Marcel Hirscher has secured his eighth consecutive men’s World Cup overall title on Sunday after placing third in the penultimate slalom of the season.

The Austrian holds an insurmountable lead of 509 points over second-place Alexis Pinturault of France with four events at next week’s World Cup Finals remaining. A race win is worth 100 points.
Clinching the title was a formality for Hirscher as Pinturault is unlikely to start in Wednesday’s downhill at the finals in Andorra, leaving the Frenchman with just three more races to score points.

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