Daniela Ulbing of Austria remains leader of the women's parallel slalom in the FIS World Alpine Snowboard World Cup, despite finishing only fourth in Piancavallo today ©Getty Images

Italians Marc Hofer and Edwin Coratti sealed the first and second spot respectively in the men’s parallel slalom at the International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Snowboard World Cup in Piancavallo.

Hofer finished first with a time of 1min 01.70sec while Coratti followed in 1:00.23 in the Italian resort in the Dolomites.

World Cup leader Sangh Lee of South Korea came in third in 1:00.40 to extend his lead in the overall standings.

Germany’s Stefan Baumeister came in fourth in 1:01.11, while another Italian, Aaron March, finished fifth in 1:01.50.

Japan’s Miki Tsubaki surprised one and all to claim top spot in the women’s parallel slalom with a time of 1:07.37.

Following her in second position was Switzerland’s Julie Zogg, who clocked 1:06.03, and Ramona Theresia Hofmeister of Germany in third in 1:06.74.

World Cup leader Daniela Ulbing of Austria came in fourth in 1:06.67.

The results in Italy has not changed the top-three in the overall standings among men with Lee leading the race for the Crystal Globe, followed by Baumeister and Dmitry Loginov, a Russian barred from competing today following the invasion of Ukraine, in third.

Zogg has moved up to second place ahead of Hofmeister in third while Tsubaki has eclipsed another banned Russian, Sofiya Nadyrshina, in fourth.

Ulbing still remains on top in the women’s parallel overall standings with two events of the season scheduled, in Rogla in Slovenia on Wednesday (March 16) and Berchtesgaden in Germany next Saturday (March 19). 

The team parallel slalom event is scheduled to in happen in Piancavallo tomorrow.