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Ted Ligety wins giant slalom

Updated: February 2, 2014, 3:23 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland -- Ted Ligety of the United States put together two nearly flawless runs in difficult conditions to win a World Cup giant slalom on Sunday, the last men's race before the Sochi Olympics.

Ligety, a two-time world champion in the event, overcame poor visibility to finish a massive 1.51 seconds faster than Marcel Hirscher of Austria in the combined time.

"It's so tough when you can't see anything ... I'm glad I was able to make it to the finish line," ...

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