Odermatt Beats Kilde For Super-G Win In World Cup Rivalry
WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Marco Odermatt was first and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde was second in a World Cup super-G race.
Their friendly rivalry is set to play out at next month’s Beijing Olympics and in the World Cup for years to come.
Odermatt beat his Norwegian rival by 0.23 seconds.
Olympic champion Matthias Mayer was 0.58 behind in third.
The Swiss rocket is back in action 🚀Marco Odermatt wins his first World Cup race at the @WeltcupWengen with a 0.29 second lead on @AleksanderKilde in 2nd, and 0.58 seconds ahead of @matthiasmayer_ in 3rd👏#fisalpine pic.twitter.com/l3BNLoON0B
— FIS Alpine (@fisalpine) January 13, 2022
Odermatt and Kilde have combined to win all five men’s super-Gs this season.
Odermatt extended his lead over Kilde in the overall standings.
Kilde leads in super-G.