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Carrera: gold medal in World Cup with the champions Carlo Janka and Simon Ammann

Great results before time for the Carrera Ski Racing Team, that won the World Cup thanks to the champions Carlo Janka (Giant Slalom) and Simon Ammann (Ski Jumping).

In Garmisch (Germany), the 23 year-old Janka, nicknamed Ice Man for his lucid coldness, defeated all his competitors and won the Giant Slalom getting to the top of the ranking with 1197 points. Another brilliant season for the Swiss athlete: this is his tenth podium in World Cup (6 gold medals, 2 silver medals, 2 bronze medals). After the spectacular Gold in Vancouver, the champion’s talent is acknowledged with the achievement of the World Cup with one race left.

In Lillehammer (Norway), Simon Ammann is the first Swiss in history who writes his name on the World Cup award. After the two Gold medals in Vancouver, the 28 year-old athlete from San Gallo underlined his success with the victory in Norway, bringing to eight the number of this season’s gathered successes (16 in his career). His 203 leading points against his competitor in the general ranking, the Austrian Gregor Schlierenzauer, allowed Ammann to celebrate this prestigious award with one race left as well.

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Last update: 07/07/2010, 16:00

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