March 22, 2023

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Deromedes fifth to Veyzonas in CDM SX, Juke eighth. Women’s quarter-final vacated – FISI

Simon Deromedis finished fifth at the Men’s World Cup in Vaisons, Switzerland.

The 22-year-old from Trentino, the new world champion in Baguriani, did not easily qualify for the semi-finals, but easily won the final, in which fellow blue Dominik Zuch, eighth and authored a brilliant performance. In fact, the 27-year-old South Tyrolean fought hard from the first stages of the competition, confirming all the great progress shown in the season, in which he took part in a major final on the French stage for the first time. Val Thorens. The victory was the highlight of Sweden’s David Moberg, who again managed to beat Japanese Ryo Tsukai and Canadian Reece Howden in the final meters for second and third respectively after the final. Federico Tomasoni and Yannick Kunsch and Edoardo Sorsi were stopped in the round of 16. David Casanica was eliminated in the 32nd round.

In the general standings, two races in, Howden leads Moberg with 596 to 539, with German Florian Wilmsmann third on 378; Deromedes is 16th out of 212.

Fanny Smith won the women’s event, with former champion Sandra Nestlund absent due to a fall in training. The Swiss landlady returned to victory at the World Cup, two years after her last in Sunny Valley, Russia, to achieve her thirtieth individual career victory on the top circuit in front of her home crowd. French Jade Grillet Aubert and Canadian Diana Cairns completed the podium. In Italy, Zol Galli had to surrender in the quarter-finals and Lucrezia Fantelli exited in the round of 16.

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In the standings behind Nestlund, who won the Cup with 900 points from 9 races as already mentioned, Smith edged out Thompson with 541 points to Canada’s 524; Joel Gully is seventh with 334 points.

Appointments from March 16 to 18 with the final in Craigleath, Canada.

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