Lindsey Vonn dominates WCup downhill win
Friday, January 27, 2012
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) -- Lindsey Vonn dominated yet another World Cup downhill on Saturday, and winning by 1.42 seconds on the Engiadina course.
On another sunny day at St. Moritz, the American found speed that eluded her rivals to clock 1 minute, 43.65 seconds on the relatively flat 1.57-mile track.
"I'm extremely happy with the win," said Vonn, whose eighth World Cup victory this season extended her lead in the overall and downhill standings. "It's been an amazing year so far."
Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany, the defending overall champion, was runner-up. Tina Weirather of Liechenstein was third, 1.47 behind Vonn.