American Ted Ligety claimed victory in the men's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, safely negotiating a testing second leg that was the downfall of a raft of racers.
Ted Ligety of the United States smiles after winning the men's giant slalom race of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Adelboden on January 12, 2013.
Ligety timed a combined total of 2min 28.67sec for a fourth victory on the international circuit this season, 1.15sec ahead of Germany's Fritz Dopfer. The podium was completed by a second German, Felix Neureuther, at 1.24sec.
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