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Felix Neureuther of Germany won a men's World Cup slalom on Sunday


YUZAWA, Japan — Felix Neureuther of Germany won the men's World Cup slalom on Sunday.

Neureuther, fifth after the first run, clocked a time of 56.96 seconds in the second run to finish 0.05 seconds ahead of Andre Myhrer of Sweden. Marco Schwarz of Austria was third, 0.24 off the pace.

With his first slalom World Cup win of the season, Neureuther moved into third place in the standings with 323 points, 393 behind leader Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway, who was seventh.

Alexis Pinturault of France, who won Saturday's giant slalom at the same venue, was disqualified during the second run.

Overall World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher of Austria was disqualified for straddling a gate during the first run.

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