Maze wins women’s slalom; Shiffrin 11th

Maze wins women’s slalom; Shiffrin 11th
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By Edward Stoner

LEVI, Finland — Tina Maze of Slovenia won the women’s World Cup slalom opener Saturday with an overall time of 1 minute, 55.15 seconds while defending world champion Mikaela Shiffrin came 11th and said she had “lessons to learn.” Maze, who was fastest in the first run, beat Swede Frida Hansdotter by 0.34 after a second run in light snow as the Arctic sky darkened. Austria’s Kathrin Zettel had the day’s fastest time of 56.70 to finish third, ahead of Sweden’s Maria Pietilae-Holmner. Shiffrin, 14th after the first run, improved slightly in the second to finish 11th overall. The American …

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