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Austria goes 1-2 in Olympic men's slalom

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Mario Matt pulled off an unlikely win in the Olympic men's slalom Saturday, sending Austria to a 1-2 finish in the final alpine event of the Games.

Austria's Mario Matt wins men's slalom

VAL D'ISERE, France, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Mario Matt won the men's World Cup slalom in France Sunday and tied a record for Austrian skiers.

Austria takes top two spots at men's World Cup slalom

LEVI, Finland, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Austria's Marcel Hirscher picked up where he left off last season with a victory in the men's World Cup slalom race in Finland.

Ivica Kostelic wins men's slalom

KRANSJKA GORA, Slovenia, March 10 (UPI) -- Croatian veteran Ivica Kostelic won the men's slalom in Slovenia Sunday for his first World Cup won of the season.

Hirscher wins men slalom gold for Austria

SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Marcel Hirscher delighted his Austrian countrymen Sunday by closing out the Alpine World Championships at Schladming with a gold medal in the men's slalom.

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Point leader Hirscher wins men's slalom

ADELBODEN, Switzerland, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Marcel Hirscher of Austria won Sunday's men's World Cup slalom in Switzerland, extending his lead in the overall points race.

Austria's Matt wins tough men's slalom

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia, March 6 (UPI) -- Mario Matt of Austria won Sunday's World Cup men's slalom in Slovenia, which saw disappointing performances by some of the season's top stars.

Austrians 1-2 in men's World Cup slalom

BANSKO, Bulgaria, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Mario Matt of Austria was the winner of Sunday's World Cup men's slalom in Bulgaria by 4/100ths of a second over teammate Reinfried Herbst.

Austrians Matt, Reich finish 1-2 in slalom

ADELBODEN, Switzerland, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Reigning world champion Mario Matt won a World Cup slalom race in Switzerland Sunday by a tenth of a second over fellow Austrian Benjamin Raich.

Bode Miller of U.S. wins slalom in Austria

ST. ANTON, Austria, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Bode Miller of the United States won a slalom race in Austria Sunday and moved up to third place in the World Cup standings.

Olympic Preview -- Alpine Skiing

With Bode Miller at the forefront, the United States could enjoy a very productive Olympics on the slopes around Salt Lake City.
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Schoenfelder wins World Cup slalom

KITZBUEHEL, Austria, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Austria's Rainer Schoenfelder collected his second career World Cup victory Sunday, winning a men's slalom that was filled with surprises.

Miller gets second slalom victory

ADELBODEN, Switzerland, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- American Bode Miller added a victory in a men's World Cup slalom Sunday to his win in a night race last month.

Frenchman wins World Cup slalom

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Jean-Pierre Vidal of France came from fourth place after the first run Saturday to capture a World Cup slalom, his first victory ever on the circuit.
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SLC2000111903-19 NOVEMBER 2000-PARK CITY, UTAH, USA Heinz Schilchegger (center) of Austria won the World Cup Slalom in Park City, Utah Sunday with a two run combined time of 1:46.88. Mario Matt (left) of Austria finished second with a combined time of 1:47.37. Kjetil Andre Aamodt (right) finished third with a combined time of 1:48.15..UPI mjm/Michael J. Miller
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Mario Matt (born April 9, 1979) is an Austrian alpine skier. He is the brother of skicross competitor, Andreas Matt.

Matt was born in Flirsch. He is a slalom specialist, as of February 2011 he won 12 slalom races and one super-combination in World Cup. He also became world champion in slalom in 2001 and 2007 championships.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Mario Matt."
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