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Shiffrin gives US Olympic boost with Bormio slalom win

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American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin handed the US ski team a welcome pre-Olympics boost with an impressive victory in the World Cup women's slalom in Bormio on Sunday. 

Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after winning the Alpine World Cup Women's Slalom, on January 5, 2014 in Bormio

The 18-year-old reigning world slalom champion clocked a combined time of 2min 00.41sec to finish 0.13sec ahead of Sweden's Maria Pietilae-Holmner, with France's Nastasia Noens in third (+0.62sec).

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