Swiss superstar Marco Odermatt continued his impressive performance in the giant slalom discipline with a ninth consecutive win at the Alpine Skiing World Cup event in Bansko, Bulgaria. Odermatt has now won six out of six races this season, adding to his three victories from the previous season.
In the latest race, Odermatt secured victory by a commanding 0.91-second margin over Norway’s Alexander Steen Olsen. This win brought his total race wins for the season to 10 and his overall World Cup points tally to 1,506, a massive 822 points ahead of French skier Cyprien Sarrazin.
Marco Odermatt displayed a dominant performance in the first run, leading Steen Olsen by 0.35 seconds. Although he was third-fastest in the second run, it was still enough to secure another triumph. Manuel Feller finished in third place, just over a second behind the winner.
Speaking after the race, Odermatt expressed his satisfaction with the hill and conditions, describing the slope as fun to ski. He also mentioned that his confidence is at an all-time high and that everything is working well for him. With this latest victory, Marco Odermatt has almost secured his third consecutive big Crystal Globe title.