Croatia's Ivica Kostelic won a World Cup slalom race here on Sunday, with Marcel Hirscher of Austria finishing second to clinch the season's crystal globe in the discipline.
Austria's Marcel Hirscher poses on the podium after the men's slalom at the 2013 Ski World Championships in Schladming, Austria on February 17, 2013. Croatia's Ivica Kostelic has won a World Cup slalom race in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, with Hirscher finishing second to clinch the season's crystal globe in the discipline.
France's Alexis Pinturault went fastest by a good margin on the first run, but he skied out on the second with victory in his sights, clearing the way for the veteran Kostelic to win a World Cup slalom for the first time since he triumphed at Wengen in January, 2012.
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