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Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup - Women's Downhill

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, ITALY - JANUARY 19: Mikaela Shiffrin of USA in action during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women’s Downhill on January 19, 2018 in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Disappointed at the postponement of Monday’s women’s giant slalom because of the weather?

Not Mikaela Shiffrin.

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“It’s a bummer that we’re not able to race today,” she said. “But with the training block I’ve had, I’m prepared and feeling good.

“I’ll use this time to continue to train and re-focus on Wednesday’s slalom race. We have a great gym and space to eat and take plenty of naps, so I’ll use this time to recharge.”

In a perhaps not immediately obvious way, postponement of the giant slalom — Shiffrin’s second-best event — may serve to further her overall medal prospects here at the PyeongChang Olympics.

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