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Vlhová was only 0.78 slower than Shiffrin on the 2.3km course but that left her outside the points. Only the top 15 finishers score at the World Cup Finals.metasports
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Shiffrin is looking for a fourth career overall title. She now leads Vlhová by 156 points with only three races left this week.
She will be favored to pad her lead Thursday – and maybe even secure the overall title – when the other speed discipline, the super-G, is raced.
“Good job! A good day,” Kilde told Shiffrin shortly after he had clinched the season-long World Cup downhill title by placing fourth in the men’s race.
The women’s title went to Sofia Goggia despite her 12th-place finish. Goggia’s closest rival, Olympic champion Corinne Suter, finished only 19th. It was the Italian’s third career downhill trophy.