World Cup Giant Slalom: Sonja Nef Grabs Gold, Slovenia's Maze Finishes Second

Maribor, 4 January - Switzerland's Sonja Nef is the winner of the women's World Cup giant slalom held in Maribor, Slovenia, on Friday. She finished 1.53 seconds ahead of the young Slovene Tina Maze who thus grabbed her first career podium. Stina Hofgard-Nilsen of Norway came in third, 1.64 seconds behind Nef.

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