Swiss Alpine racer Dominique Gisin out for season
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
GENEVA (AP) -- Swiss downhill racer Dominique Gisin had knee surgery and will miss the rest of the World Cup season.
The Swiss ski federation says Gisin will need four months to recover. She underwent surgery Tuesday to repair cartilage in her left knee. The injury was more serious than expected.
Gisin is fourth in the World Cup downhill standings this season. Her best finish was third in a race at Lake Louise, Alberta, won by Lindsey Vonn.
Gisin has three career World Cup victories -- two downhills and one in super-G.