Marcel Hirscher bags silver as Henrik Kristoffersen wins world title

(CNN)He’s trailed in the wake of Marcel Hirscher for most of his career, but Henrik Kristoffersen got the better of his great rival with victory in the giant slalom at the World Championships in Sweden. “It was about time,” Kristoffersen said after his victory. “Everyone has been working insanely, so it’s amazing. I haven’t won a GS since 2015. “I have worked so hard and been close so many times. I just went for it.” Mikaela Shiffrin: Lead singer? Big night out? France’s Alexis Pinturault added a bronze medal to the combined gold he won earlier in the championships. Kristoffersen is third in the World Cup overall standings behind seven-time champion Hirscher and Pinturault, but he showed far greater consistency …