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Marie Bochet and Alexey Bugaev win overall IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup

Alpine skiing pictogram. Alpine skiing pictogram. Image credit: Parutakupiu

Standing skiers Marie Bochet of France and Alexey Bugaev of Russia are the overall IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup winners following the completion of the last World Cup event in St. Moritz this week.

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Switzerland’s Thomas Pfyl finished second in the men’s standing race, 254 points behind Bagaev who amassed 820 total points. Russia’s Alexander Alyabyev finished third with 462 points, France’s Romain Riboud finished fourth with 382 points, Russia’s Alexander Vetrov finished fifth with 332 points, Austria’s Markus Salcher finished sixth with 282 points, Austria’s Martin Wuerz finished seventh with 280 points and France’s Credric Amafroi-Broisat finished eighth with 278 points.

 

Bochet beat second place German Andrea Rothfuss by 270 points. Russia’s Inga Medvedeva finished in third with 530 points. Russia’s Mariia Papulova finished fourth with 440 points. The United States’s Stephanie Jallen finished fifth with 260 points. The Netherland’s Anna Jochemsen finished sixth with 180 points, and Slovakia’s Petra Smarzova finished seventh with 60 points.

 

In the sit ski race, Japan’s Takeshi Suzuki ( 鈴木猛史 ) claimed first in the men’s World Cup while Germany’s Anna Schaffelhuber claimed first on the women’s side.  Rounding out the men’s sitting competition, Croatia’s Dino Sokolovic was second, Austria’s Roman Rabl was third, France’s Frederic Francois was fourth, Germany’s Georg Kreier was fifth, Japan’s Taiki Morii was sixth, France’s Jean Yves Le Meur was seventh, and Austria’s Dietmar Dorn was eighth. On the women’s side, Austria’s Claudia Loesch was second, the United States’s Laurie Stephens was third, Germany’s Anna-Lena Forster was fourth and Canada’s Kimberly Joines was fifth.

 

The next major event on the IPC alpine skiing calendar is the world championships, which get underway in a little over two weeks in Panorama, British Colombia, Canada.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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