Kroell wins downhill for 2nd straight WCup victory



KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Klaus Kroell of Austria won a men’s World Cup downhill Saturday for his second straight victory on the Olympic course in Kvitfjell.

Kroell shared a super-G victory with Beat Feuz of Switzerland on Friday, but was alone atop the podium after finishing the downhill course in 1 minute, 45.76 seconds.

Kjetil Jansrud was second, 0.02 seconds behind, and fellow Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal was third, 0.48 behind the winner.

With the win, Kroell overtook the lead in the downhill standings from Swiss veteran Didier Cuche, who finished 10th.