Irresistible in recent weeks, Lara Gut-Behrami is emerging as the big favorite of the super-G ladies of the Cortina Worlds on Tuesday morning (10:30 am on RTS 2). The Ticino is aiming for a first gold medal in a major meeting.
All the attention and pressure will be on Lara Gut-Behrami. Victorious of the last 4 super-Gs, the Ticino is in the shape of her life. But watch out for her rivals Mikaela Shiffrin, defending champion Federica Brignone, a little behind this season but ready to roar in Italy, Olympic champion Ester Ledecka and Petra Vlhova, brilliant 2nd in Garmisch.
We must not, however, forget Corinne Suter, tanned at Are in 2019 in the discipline, and who has not left the top of the table since, even managing to afford the globe of downhill and super-G the season. past. And who knows, maybe Michelle Gisin will quickly find her ski to join in the fight for the medals …
“I understand that we are talking about a gold medal”, accepts the runner-up of Petra Vlhova to the general of the World Cup. “We don’t go to the Worlds just to ski well, but I’ve learned in the past that you haven’t won anything before the races. So far, I just won the right to be at the start in 4 disciplines knowing that I have nothing to lose, nothing to defend and nothing to fear. “
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