Vip Snow Queen Trophy, slalom (men): Preview and start list for the race

5. January 2013.

Jens Byggmark (SWE) opening tomorrow’s 2013 Zagreb-Sljeme’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup “Vip Snow Queen Trophy” Men’s slalom race.

Home-favorite Ivica Kostelić to start the race with start number 4. And last year’s winner and current slalom World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher (AUT) with start number 3.

1st run of the race starts at 10:45 am, and the course setter is A. Weiss (ITA). Start of the 2nd run is scheduled for 2 pm, both CET, and the course setter of the 2nd run is W. Erharter (AUT).

77 skiers from 23 countries have applied to start the race. Course is “Crveni spust” again with start at 978 and finish line on 768 meters above sea level. And “Vip Snow Queen Trophy” Men’s slalom race is 5th 2012/13 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Men’s slalom race.

Full start list for the race (.pdf document)

Tomorrow on Sljeme also “dm Zagreb Ski Legends” charity ski legends race is taking place with start at 5:30 pm CET. Doubles for the race are: Alberto Tomba – Kristian Ghedina, Nika Fleiss – Špela Pretnar, Thomas Sykora – Matjaž Vrhovnik, Tamara McKinney – Janica Kostelić, Peter Mueller – Bojan Križaj, Urška Hrovat – Ana Jelušić, Jure Košir – Hans Enn and Alenka Dovžan – Marc Girardelli.