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Schild mistake hands victory to Zettel

Kathrin Zettel powers her way to a second successive World Cup victory in Maribor this weekend.
Kathrin Zettel powers her way to a second successive World Cup victory in Maribor this weekend.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Kathrin Zettel won the women's World Cup slalom in Maribor after first-run leader Marlies Schild failed to finish
  • Zettel claimed her second victory in two days after her fellow-Austrian missed a gate on the decisive second run
  • Ivica Kostelic triumphed in the men's World Cup slalom event in Wengen, Switzerland

(CNN) -- Austria's Kathrin Zettel won the women's World Cup slalom in Maribor, Slovenia on Sunday after first-run leader Marlies Schild failed to finish her second run.

Schild led by more than a second after the first run, but Zettel claimed her second victory in two days after her compatriot, skiing last, missed a gate on the decisive second run.

Zettel, winner of Saturday's giant slalom, clocked a combined time of one minute 42.98 seconds to triumph by 0.71 seconds from Slovenia's Tina Maze and third-placed Maria Riesch of Germany.

Meanwhile, Ivica Kostelic triumphed in the men's World Cup slalom event in Wengen, Switzerland.

The Croatian clocked a combined time of one minute 40.34 seconds to win by 0.29 seconds from Andre Myhrer of Switzerland, with Austria's Reinfried Herbst, the World Cup slalom leader, a further 0.15 seconds behind in third place.

Kostelic led by 0.14 seconds after a first run of 51.93 seconds and clocked 48.41 seconds -- the 10th quickest time -- on the second run to secure victory.