Eiter Rules World Cups


The young Austrian Angela Eiter won her fifth World Cup comp in a row in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 25. Eiter has won all four World Cups so far this year; she won last yearís overall title and, at just 19, seems destined to dominate womenís competition climbing for years to come.Meanwhile, 20-year-old Cédric Lachat of Switzerland pleased the hometown crowd with his first World Cup victory. Lachat has been in the top four at each of this year's World Cups, placing him second overall in the standings behind Italian Flavio Crespi, who was third in Zurich.Men 1. Cédric Lachat (SWI) 2. Timo Preussler (GER) 3. Flavio Crespi (ITA) 4. Jorg Verhoeven (NED) 5. Christian Bindhammer (GER) 21. Ethan Pringle (USA) Women 1. Angela Eiter (AUT) 2. Katharina Saurwein (AUT) 3. Maja Vidmar (SLO) 4. Alexandra Eyer (SWI) 5. Muriel Sarkany (BEL) 23. Emily Harrington (USA) 24. Elizabeth Asher (USA)