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Swiss Didier Cuche claims Sestriere giant slalom

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Latest update : 2009-02-21

Swiss veteran Didier Cuche won the World Cup Sestriere giant slalom on Saturday while Austria's Stephan Goergl came in second and compatriot Benjamin Raich made it third.

AFP - Didier Cuche captured the men's World Cup giant slalom here on Saturday, the Swiss skier coming in ahead of Austrian duo Stephan Goergl and Benjamin Raich.
  
Cuche, second in the giant slalom at Solden, opened his World Cup account for the season in a time of 2min 49.57sec, with Goergl and Raich .66s and .89s adrift.
  
The 34-year-old veteran was adding this, only his second giant win on the World Cup circuit, to his super-G title at the world championships at Val d'Isere.

Date created : 2009-02-21

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