Alpine World Championships: Shiffrin wins to defend world title

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin wins the ladies slalom at the Alpine World Championships at Beaver Creek.

Frida Hansdotter of Sweden took the silver medal and Sarka Strachova of the Czech Republic the bronze.

Shiffrin, 19, is the reigning Olympic champion in slalom and won the World Championship title two years ago.

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