Mikaela Shiffrin’s winning streak ends, Lindsey Vonn may next tie on Sunday

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia — Mikaela Shiffrin’s pursuit of Lindsey Vonn’s women’s World Cup wins record will continue for at least one more day.

Shiffrin finished sixth in a giant slalom Saturday to end a five-race winning streak. She was stuck at 81 career wins – one win away from Vonn’s 82.

Valerie Grenier of Canada won the race by a comfortable margin for her first career victory by recording the fastest time in both races. Marta Bassino was second, 0.37 behind, and Petra Vlhova completed the podium, 0.40 behind.

Shiffrin, who finished 1.33 behind, could match Vonn in another giant slalom scheduled for the same course on Sunday.

Mikaela Shiffrin reacts after finishing an alpine skiing World Cup women's giant slalom race.

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“I don’t mind talking about it, and I’m not sick of it,” Shiffrin said. “I’m just like, ‘It is what it is.’ Everybody’s going to say, ‘You have a chance to win 82 races and tie the record,’ every race until I actually do it – if I do it.

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