The bib draw for Saturday December 22nd’s 65th 3Tre (1st run 15.45, 2nd run 18.45) was a lucky one for Austrian Michael Matt, younger brother of Mario, winner on the Canalone Miramonti back in 2000, who will take the start with bib #1.
Behind him, experienced Swede Andre Myhrer will come off the gate, whilst the top two favorites, Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen and defending champion, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher, will start with number 5 and 6 respectively.
Swiss Loic Meillard, coming off two podiums the last two races in Saalbach, will open the second group with bib 8, whilst the home fans will be eagerly waiting for Manfred Moelgg and Stefano Gross, starting with number 11 and 12 respectively. 2014 3Tre winner Felix Neureuther took number 14th, with Austrian Manuel Feller rounding out the first 15 starters.
Course setters for the two runs will be Mike Pircher (Austria) and Matteo Joris (Switzerland).
TOP-15 STARTLIST: 1. Matt, 2. Myhrer, 3. Foss-Solevaag, 4. Yule, 5. Kristoffersen, 6. Hirscher, 7. Zenhaeusern, 8. Meillard, 9. Pinturault, 10. Aerni, 11. Moelgg, 12. Gross, 13. Schwarz, 14. Neureuther, 15. Feller.