Alpine Skiing - Hirscher picks up 20th World Cup win in Val D'Isere

Austrian Marcel Hirscher claimed the 20th World Cup win of his career as he topped the podium in the men's giant slalom in Val D'Isere, France.

The reigning overall World Cup champion came home in a combined time of 2:17.21 minutes for the victory, his sixth consecutive giant slalom podium finish.

Hirscher became the 19th man to rack up 20 World Cup wins, but just the fifth Austrian to achieve the feat.

Finishing second was home favourite Thomas Fanara, the Frenchman coming home in 2:17.97, while German Stefan Luitz completed the podium in third.

The win means Hirscher is leading the men's giant slalom World Cup rankings on 220 points, however he is second overall, 25 points behind Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal.