Anna Fenninger wins giant slalom
ARE, Sweden -- Olympic silver medalist Anna Fenninger won a World Cup giant slalom race Thursday, and closed the gap on overall leader Maria Hoefl-Riesch.
The Austrian, who also won the Olympic super-G in Sochi, won the race despite finishing seventh in the first run.
Her combined time of 2 minutes, 26.39 seconds was 0.21 faster than surprise runner-up Anemone Marmottan of France. Lara Gut of Switzerland and Eva-Maria Brem of Austria tied for third, trailing Fenninger by 0.39.
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