Marco Odermatt has won his sixth FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in giant slalom this season. This victory marks his 10th World Cup win of the year and puts him in a commanding lead of over 800 points in the standings, making it likely that he will secure the overall crystal globe.
In Bansko, Bulgaria, Odermatt led the first run by 0.35 seconds over Norway’s Alexander Steen Olsen. In the second run, Odermatt was the fastest of the late starters, crossing the finish line 0.91 seconds ahead of Steen Olsen. For Steen Olsen, this was his second podium finish and first in giant slalom. Austria’s Manuel Feller finished third place, just 0.17 seconds behind Steen Olsen.
This latest win further solidifies Odermatt’s position as one of the top skiers in giant slalom and he is also currently leading the standings in three individual disciplines and overall competition, making him a favorite to win a third small crystal globe.
Fans can catch all of Marco Odermatt’s impressive performances during the 2023-24 winter sports season on Eurosport and discovery+