Switzerland's Christoph Kunz wins men's giant slalom sitting World Cup race in Tignes, France

Wednesday's downhill winner Christoph Kunz (1:53.39) of Switzerland improved his chances of topping the giant slalom World Cup rankings at the end of the season by beating current world number one Tyler Walker (1:55.09) of the USA into second. The gap between the two is now just 14 points. Austria's Roman Rabl (1:57.22) was third. Races continue in Tignes on Friday (30 January) with the super-combined, before skiers head to St. Moritz, Switzerland, from 3-6 February for the next World Cup. The IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals will be held in Tarvisio, Italy, from 24-27 February and will be the last opportunity for skiers to compete ahead of Sochi 2014 where alpine skiing competitions begin on 8 March.