Vonn wins World Cup super-combined event
Thursday, January 26, 2012
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) -- Lindsey Vonn won a World Cup super-combined event Friday to extend her lead in the overall standings against second-place Tina Maze.
The American defended her lead from the morning downhill with a solid slalom leg to clock a combined two-run time of 2 minutes, 28.35 seconds.
Maze of Slovenia was 0.41 seconds back and third-place Nicole Hosp of Austria trailed Vonn by 0.58.
Vonn earned 100 World Cup points for the victory and leads Maze by 302.
Her 48th career World Cup win began her defense of the season-long super-combined title.