MONT-TREMBLANT — Italy’s Federica Brignone won her second consecutive gold medal in the women’s World Cup giant slalom event on Sunday at Mont-Tremblant.
Brignone, who also won the event Saturday, finished with a total time of two minutes, 11.95 seconds.
Switzerland’s Lara Gut-Behrami took silver (2:12.28), while overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States grabbed bronze (2:12.34).
Valerie Grenier of St. Isidore, Ont., was the fastest Canadian in sixth with a time of 2:12.68. Cassidy Gray of Panorama, B.C., finished 24th in 2:14.49. Grenier and Gray were the only Canadians to advance to the second run scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
Quebecers Justine Clément of Stoneham and Justine Lamontagne of Mont Ste-Anne missed the cut at 50th and 53rd, respectively. Sarah Bennett, also of Stoneham, and Britt Richardson of Canmore, Alta., did not finish.
It’s the first time since 1983 Mont-Tremblant is hosting a World Cup alpine event.
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