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Alpine skiing - Kristoffersen stuns Hirscher to claim thrilling GS gold


ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen produced a scintillating second run to snatch gold in the giant slalom at the Alpine skiing world championships on Friday.

The 24-year-old trailed favourites Alexis Pinturault and Marcel Hirscher after the first run but carved his way down the rutted course in spectacular style to win by 0.20 seconds.

   

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