Hammarbybacken in Stockholm staged an exciting show today with the City Event. Nina Loeseth and Ramon Zenhäusern dealt with the intense rhythm the best and walk away with World Cup wins.
As per the official World Cup rules, the athletes qualified for the City Event have to confirm their participation for an Audi FIS Ski World Cup City Event within 3 hours after the last race prior to the City Event. Are qualified to parcitipate, the 12 best atheltes of the slalom World Cup Start List, and the 4 best atheltes of the overall World Cup Start List. All the NSA did now announce and confirmed their teams and here is the official line-up for head-to-head race in Stockholm: Startlist with brackets available here. Ladies Frida Hansdotter, SWE, WCSL-SL Veronika Velez-Zuzulova, SVK, WCSL-SL Wendy Holdener, SUI, WCSL-SL Nina Loeseth, NOR, WCSL-SL Nastasia Noens, FRA, WCSL-SL Petra Vlhova, SVK, WCSL-SL Maria Pietilae-Holmner, SWE, WCSL-SL Carmen Thalmann, AUT, WCSL-SL Marie-Michèle Gagnon, CAN, WCSL-SL Michaela Kirchgasser, AUT, WCSL-SL Michelle Gisin, SUI, next WCSL-SL Resi Stiegler, USA, quota WCSL-SL Maren Wiesler, GER, quota WCSL-O Lindsey Vonn, USA, WCSL-O Lara Gut, SUI, WCSL-O Tina Weirather, LIE, WCSL-O Three qualified athletes will not be present in Stockholm: Viktoria Rebensburg (WCSL-O, creates a quota), Mikaela Shiffrin (WCSL-SL, creates a quota) and Sarka Strachova (WCSL-SL, no other CZE athletes in Top30 WCSL-SL). Men Henrik Kristoffersen, NOR, WCSL-SL Marcel Hirscher, AUT, WCSL-SL Felix Neureuther, GER, WCSL-SL Fritz Dopfer, GER, WCSL-SL Alexander Khoroshilov, RUS, WCSL-SL Stefano Gross, ITA, WCSL-SL Mattias Hargin, SWE, WCSL-SL Patrick Thaler, ITA, WCSL-SL Andre Myhrer, SWE, WCSL-SL Julien Lizeroux, FRA, WCSL-SL Sebastian Foss-Solevåg, NOR, WCSL-SL Alexis Pinturault, FRA, WCSL-O Victor Muffat-Jeandet, FRA, next WCSL-O Manfred Moelgg, ITA, quota WCSL-SL Jonathan Nordbotten, NOR, quota WCSL-O Kjetil Jansrud, NOR, WCSL-O Three qualified athletes will not be present in Stockholm: Aksel Lund Svindal (WCSL-O, creates a quota), Giugliano Razzoli (WCSL-SL, creates a quota) and Dominik Paris (WCSL-O, no other ITA athletes in Top30 WCSL-O) The show with the best slalom skiers of the world will start at 17.00 CET on Tuesday 23th February evening. Make sure you don't miss this season highlight !