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Spoiler Alert: Women's slalom results

11:05 AM, Feb 21, 2014   |    comments
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KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Below are the women's slalom results.

Colorado's Mikaela Shiffrin has made Alpine skiing history as the youngest ever winner of an Olympic slalom gold medal.The 18-year-old from Eagle-Vail made an astonishing recovery Friday midway through her second run. She showed impressive balance and agility to protect her lead from a near-flawless first run to win in 1 minute, 44.54 seconds.

She finished 0.53 seconds faster than veteran Marlies Schild of Austria, one of Shiffrin's childhood favorites.

Shiffrin hesitated to celebrate as she completed her run, and only seemed sure she had won when Schild and Kathrin Zettel of Austria came across the finish area to raise her arms in triumph.

She took the record for youngest Olympic slalom champion, male or female, from Paoletta Magoni of Italy, who won gold at the 1984 Sarajevo Games when she was 19.

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