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Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin can't sneak by veterans for a medal
Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin can't sneak by veterans for a medal

SOCHI, Russia — Youth was not served Tuesday. Instead, age was served on a rain-soaked platter. The four women who ruined 18-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin's red-carpet debut had a 33-year total age advantage on the young American. The top three finishers in the giant slalom were Olympic champions before they slid out of the start gate. The winner, Tina Maze of Slovenia, hadn't won a gold medal since … the women's downhill Feb. 12. FRAMEWORK: Best images from Sochi Maze, 30, probably has ski socks older than Shiffrin. On a brutally relentless day when fog, sleet and rain were the real winners, Maze ripped her first run from the first start position and...

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