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Kristoffersen edges Hirscher in 1st run of WCup giant slalom

ADELBODEN, Switzerland (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen edged his main rival Marcel Hirscher for the first-run lead in a World Cup giant slalom on Saturday.

Racing first, Kristoffersen was 0.12 seconds faster than Olympic champion Hirscher down the classic Chuenisbargli course.

Alexis Pinturault was third fastest, with 0.18 to make up in the afternoon second run which typically unfolds in fast-fading light.

The same trio filled the Pyeongchang Olympic podium last February.

Stefan Luitz was 0.22 back in fourth, one d…
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