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Lindsey Vonn wins World Cup downhill at Lake Louise

Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, reacts in the finish area after her run in the women's World Cup downhill ski competition in Lake Louise, Alberta, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. Vonn won the race. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)
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LAKE LOUISE, Alberta – Lindsey Vonn won the World Cup women’s downhill Friday at Lake Louise for her ninth career victory at the resort.

The American star finished in 1 minute, 53.19 seconds to beat Liechtenstein’s Tina Weirather by 1.95 seconds. Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin was third in 1:55.29.

Vonn has won at least one race at Lake Louise in eight straight years.



Another downhill is scheduled for Saturday and a super-G is set for Sunday.


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