⛷Alpine Skiing – Men’s Alpine Combined
One of the ?greatest skiers of all time is finally an Olympic? champion.
Marcel Hirscher, a 6⃣-time overall World Cup? champion, won the men’s combined at the Pyeongchang Games❄️ on Tuesday, using his silky skills in the slalom leg of the event to rise from 12th place after the opening run⛷ of the downhill.
Now a 3⃣-time Olympian, the 28-year-old Hirscher until now had only won a ?silver medal despite never finishing below fifth in any race.
Hirscher’s combined two-run time⏱ was 0.23 seconds faster than silver medalist Alexis Pinturault of France. Another Frenchman, Victor Muffat-Jeandet, took ?bronze, 1.02 behind Hirscher, after being 29th fastest in the opening downhill leg.