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Winter Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins giant slalom gold in Pyongchang

Winter Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins giant slalom gold in Pyongchang

Mikaela Shiffrin (centre) has now won two Olympic gold medals
bbc.comAmerican star Mikaela Shiffrin won giant slalom gold in the first of her five events at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.The 22-year-old, who is also set to race in the super-G, downhill, combined and slalom, finished 0.39 seconds ahead of Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel.Shiffin, slalom gold medallist at Sochi 2014, is expected to challenge for a record four golds in South Korea.
Italy's Federica Brignone took bronze, almost half a second behind Shiffrin.Shiffrin dropped to her knees and sobbed with joy when victory was confirmed.
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