Park City's Ted Ligety wins World Cup slalom

Published: Sunday, Dec. 5 2010 11:28 p.m. MST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — Ted Ligety captured a World Cup giant slalom, while U.S. teammate Bode Miller finished way back in 27th place.

Ligety flew through the course in a combined time of 2 minutes, 37.67 seconds Sunday, edging Kjetil Jansrud of Norway by 0.82 seconds. Marcel Hirscher of Austria finished third.

After a slow opening run, Miller switched skis, but that didn't help as he finished 8.68 seconds behind Ligety.

— Deseret News staff and wire reports

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