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Hirscher storms to giant slalom win

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Austrian Marcel Hirscher stormed to victory in the men's World Cup giant slalom here on Sunday, but there was heartbreak for home favourite Alexis Pinturault. 

Marcel Hirscher of Austria competes in the first run of the FIS World Cup men's Giant slalom in Val-d'Isere, French Alps. Hirscher set the pace in the first leg of the men's World Cup giant slalom. Hirscher stormed to victory in the men's World Cup giant slalom.

The 23-year-old Hirscher, the defending overall World Cup champion, led after the first leg and clocked a combined total time of 1min 54.10sec down the steep, exacting Bellevarde course in sunny, but extremely cold conditions.

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