Kriechmayr wins gold, Canada’s Seger finishes 4th at worlds in super-G

Vincent Kriechmayr won gold in the men’s super-G at the skiing world championships.

Kriechmayr was one of the favourites entering the race after winning the last two super-Gs on the World Cup circuit and leading the season standings.

WATCH | Austria’s Kriechmayr claims first career world championship title:

Vincent Kriechmayr claimed his first career world championship title as he won the men’s super-G event in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy Thursday. 1:56

Romed Baumann was seven-hundredths of a second behind in second for his first super-G podium in more than 10 years.

Baumann is also Austrian but has been competing for the German ski federation since 2019.

Overall World Cup leader Alexis Pinturault was third and took bronze. The Frenchman was 0.38 off the lead. He finished ahead of Canadian skier Brodie Seger and defending champion Dominik Paris in fifth. 

WATCH | Canada’s Seger just misses world championship podium:

North Vancouver’s Brodie Seger finished 4th Thursday at the world championship super-G event in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. 2:11

Brodie Seger finished 0.04 behind Pinturault to finish fourth, just missing a podium finish. 

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