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Huet, Riegler Win World Cup Parallel Slalom Competition - 2002-03-14

Frenchman Nicolas Huet and Austrian Claudia Riegler have won the men's and women's parallel slalom competition at a World Cup meet in Ruka, Finland.

Huet beat Sweden's Daniel Biveson by .42 to take the men's title. Another French skier and Huet's friend Mathieu Bozzetto finished third.

In the women's competition, Claudia Riegler beat American Lisa Kosglow in the final race by just .04. Olympic silver medallist Karine Ruby of France finished third by beating Heidi Neururer of Austria.

Ruby has captured the overall women's title with one race left next week at Tandadalen, Sweden.