Results of Championship Cup in Moscow

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 21, 2009 1:02 pm

Today was the Alpine Ski Champions Cup parallel slalom invitational in downtown Moscow. It was held in the middle of the city, on a giant man-made ramp. Read more about it here.

The winning female athlete was 24-year-old Therese Borssen from Sweden. She just barely beat out German hot shot Maria Riesch in the Big Final. In the Small Final, Frida Hansdotter from Sweden beat out France’s Sandrine Aubert.

In the men’s race, 20-year-old Marcel Hirscher beat France’s Steve Missilier in the men’s Big Final. In the Small Final, Michael Janyk of Canada, who took the bronze in the 2009 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, beat last year’s slalom world champion Manfred Pranger.

About 30,000 spectators enjoyed the races today in beautiful downtown Moscow.