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slalom

1. Skiing a race, esp one downhill, over a winding course marked by artificial obstacles
2. a similar type of obstacle race in canoes
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That left Raich the leader and Ligety, who turned in the fastest first slalom run, third - .
He still has two events left, the slalom and giant slalom, and now has to be considered a medal contender in both.
2 -- color) American Ted Ligety cruises through his second and final slalom run on his way to victory in the men's Alpine combined.
But the Shiga Kogen blizzard seriously dented his hopes of taking the giant slalom World Cup as well.
Eberharter has already secured the downhill title but the super-G and slalom trophies are still up for grabs.
Kalle Palander could become Finland's first World Cup champion if he continues the run of form which led to his fourth successive slalom win in Shiga Kogen, though Saturday's victory was shared with Austrian Rainer Schoenfelder.
But last season's champion Ivica Kostelic, anxious to emulate little sister Janica who has already wrapped up the women's slalom title, is only 20 points behind Palander.
Janica Kostelic, still skiing despite a knee injury, has her name on the women's overall trophy as well, leaving only the speed events and the giant slalom to be decided in Lillehammer.
Further down the field, Austria's Renate Goetschl picked up valuable points by coming in tenth, helping her to close the gap in the overall standings on team mate Michaela Dorfmeister, who claimed her fourth giant slalom win of the season on Saturday.
Dorfmeister, who failed to qualify for the second leg of the slalom, is a former speed specialist who has stunned her rivals this season by dominating in the giant slalom.