Anja Pärson in action Saturday

Anja Disappoints in Season Opener

Well placed in fourth going into Saturday's second final round of the opening World Cup Slalom of the season in Finland, Sweden's Anja Pärson missed a gate on her descent  and could only finish in 24th place overall.

"I am clearly disappointed but i can take a number of positives including my first run, " Anja said. Frida Hansdotter was the best placed Swede in 11th. Maria Riesch edged out Lindsey Vonn to take the win. 

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