Published: Jan 28, 1:38p ET
Updated: Jan 28, 1:38p ET

Grabner, Kober win snowboarding World Cup races

SUDELFELD, Germany (AP) - Siegfried Grabner led an Austrian sweep of a men's snowboarding World Cup parallel giant slalom on Saturday, while Amelie Kober of Germany defended her title in the women's event.

Grabner finished ahead of compatriots Lukas Mathies and two-time Sudelfeld winner Andreas Prommegger for his 14th World Cup win, and first since January 2009.

Roland Fischnaller of Italy still leads the overall standings after finishing sixth. Austria's Benjamin Karl was second ahead of Prommegger, who remained the most successful Sudelfeld athlete after winning in 2009 and 2010.

Kober beat Austria's Marion Kreiner in the women's final to repeat her 2010 win on her home slope and claim her 10th World Cup victory. Ekaterina Tudegesheva of Russia finished third.

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