Croatian Skiing Sensation Zrinka Ljutić Records Second Europa Cup Win!

Daniela Rogulj

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HRT reports that the young Croatian skier Zrinka Ljutić achieved her second career victory in the Europa Cup! After celebrating in the slalom held in Zell am See, Austria, at the end of January, she also won the giant slalom run at the Slovenian ski resort Krvavec on Tuesday.

After the first run, the young Croatian skiing sensation was second behind the Norwegian skier Kaja Norbye, but only by about five-hundredths of a second.

Ljutić won with a great performance in the second run with a result of 2:04.28. Only one-hundredth of a second behind was Norwegian skier Marta Monsen, while Norbye came in third, 36 hundredths of a second behind Monsen.

Croatian skier Andrea Komšić took 44th place.

This was the second victory in the Europa Cup for the 17-year-old from Zagreb and the second in a row after she was the best in the slalom in Zell am See on January 26.

In the overall Europa Cup standings, Ljutić broke into second place with 370 points, 102 less than the leading Slovenian skier Andreja Slokar. In third is Italian Lara Della Mea with 341 points.

Maryna Gasienica-Daniel from Poland leads the giant slalom standings with 200 points, while Ljutić is in sixth place with 137 points.

Another giant slalom for the Europa Cup will be held on Krvavec on Wednesday.

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