Ski racer Lena Dürr is just behind the podium finishes at halftime in the slalom of the Alpine World Championships in France. The athlete from SV Germering is fourth after the first round in Méribel.

She is 0.31 seconds behind third-placed Canadian Laurence St-Germain.

Leading into the final (1.30 p.m. / ARD and Eurosport) is top favorite Mikaela Shiffrin. The American is 0.19 seconds ahead of second-placed Swiss Wendy Holdener. For Shiffrin it would be the fifth World Cup triumph in their prime discipline.