STA, 22 December 2019 - Slovenian alpine skier Žan Kranjec bagged his second podium finish in giant slalom World Cup this season on Sunday, finishing third in Italy's Alta Badia. This is the sixth World Cup podium finish in his career.
Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen finished first today, winning 0.31 seconds over surprise podium, Cyprien Sarrazin from France, who was 22nd after the first run. Kranjec finished 0.39 seconds off of Kristoffersen.
This is the second podium finish for Kranjc this season after he won bronze in the season opening race in Austria's Sölden at the end of October. In the second World Cup event this season, in Beaver Creek at the beginning of the month, he was fourth.
After today's result, Kranjc has 170 points in the World Cup giant slalom overall, which puts him on the second place behind only Kristoffersen, who is 23 points ahead