Lindsey Vonn wins again at Lake Louise |

Lindsey Vonn wins again at Lake Louise

Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, speeds down the course in the women's World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alberta, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta – Lindsey Vonn won the season-opening downhill Friday for her 12th career World Cup victory at the Canadian resort.

Vonn finished in 1 minute, 52.61 seconds to beat American teammate Stacey Cook by 1.73 seconds.

Germany’s Maria Hoefl-Riesch and Liechtenstein’s Tina Weirather tied for third in 1:54.35 in the race interrupted a few times because of fog and poor visibility.

Vonn raced for the second time since returning from a stomach bug that landed her in the hospital. Last week in Aspen, Colo., the four-time overall champion finished 21st in the giant slalom, then skipped the slalom.

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