Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze Medal in Women’s Downhill

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Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze Medal in Women’s Downhill
She did not make a major mistake in her run but could not catch Goggia, who seemed
well suited to the course, over which she had won a test event last year.
I’d have loved a gold medal, but honestly, I’m so proud.”
Vonn was the downhill winner in 2010 and added a bronze in the super-G.
“Usually, I’m really chaotic but I wanted to take in every little detail, every particular in the morning.
The Austrian Cornelia Huetter, a possible contender, nearly fell twice in the last moments of her run and lost all chance.
I believed in myself — and then what counts, counts.”
At 33, Vonn is the oldest female medalist in Alpine skiing at the Winter Games.
“It’s sad, I love what I do, but my body just probably can’t take another four years,” she told NBC.
So far, the snow conditions look fast for the downhill — skiers are flying a little farther off the jumps than in training runs
Lindsey Vonn, the American skiing superstar, won the third Olympic medal of her career, but it was a bronze, not a gold, in the downhill.

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