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Giant slalom women Olympics Odds

Who wins women's giant slalom during winter olympics 2022?

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Mikaela Shiffrin3.253.25
Marta Bassino4.004.00
Lara Gut-Behrami5.505.50
Petra Vlhova8.508.50
Tessa Worley13.0013.00
Federica Brignone15.0015.00
Wendy Holdener15.0015.00
Alice Robinson17.0017.00
Katharina Liensberger21.0021.00
Meta Hrovat26.0026.00
Michelle Gisin29.0029.00
Andreja Šlokar34.0034.00
Sara Hector34.0034.00
Sofia Goggia41.0041.00
Stephanie Brunner51.0051.00
Thea Louise Stjernesund51.0051.00
Kristin Lysdahl67.0067.00
Maria Therese Tviberg67.0067.00
Maryna Gasienica-Daniel67.0067.00
Nina O'brien81.0081.00
Ana Bucik101.00101.00
Paula Moltzan101.00101.00
Ragnhild Mowinckel101.00101.00
Ramona Siebenhofer101.00101.00
Alexandra Tilley151.00151.00
Katharina Truppe151.00151.00
Mina Fürst Holtmann151.00151.00
Ricarda Haaser151.00151.00
Tina Robnik151.00151.00
Valérie Grenier151.00151.00
A.J. Hurt201.00201.00
Aronsson Elfman, Hanna201.00201.00
Coralie Frasse Sombet201.00201.00
Elena Curtoni201.00201.00
Ellenberger, Andrea201.00201.00
Franziska Gritsch201.00201.00

Giant slalom is probably to be considered a more intense variation of slalom. The reason is that both the path and the gates are adjusted for higher speeds. In ladies giant slalom, the slope is between 250 and 400 meters and the amount of gates are between 46 and 58. So compared to traditional slalom, this means that the skiers can keep much higher speeds.

It's hard to avoid the fact that modern giant slalom is extremely technical. But despite this, the sport had a humble beginning in traditional skiing from the Nordic countries. And a lot of modern skiing is the result of a combination of military exercises and traditional winter fun. The rules that still govern were established during the 20s and 30s. Modern adjustments regarding equipment has had the ambition to lower the risk for injuries and create more equal competition. Examples of this are the fact that the length of skis was adjusted to 200cm for women during 2004, as a way to manage reoccurring injuries.

Even though giant slalom is an extremely intense and demanding sport, modern changes have had a tendency to cut down on speed. This has, interestingly enough, drawn criticism. Skiers feel that the sport is being somewhat limited by those who have been appointed to make sure that giant slalom stays competitive. But there are others who feel that the changes have been necessary in order to prevent injuries. No mater opinions, spectators will be able to view world class athletes. And historically, speeds are higher and athletes are in better shape than ever.