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Skiing: Lindsey Vonn takes super-G for her first win this season

Skiing: Lindsey Vonn takes super-G for her first win this season

Lindsey Vonn powered down a shortened course to win a World Cup super-G race in Val D'Isere, France, on Saturday and clinch her first victory of the season.

It was the 33-year-old American skier's 78th World Cup race win, but her first since winning a downhill at Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany in January.

Her last super-G victory was at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, in January 2016.

The four-time World Cup winner clocked 1 minute, 4.86 seconds, with Italian Sofia Goggia second in 1:05.17 and Norwegian Ragnhild Mowinckel third in 1:05.25.

Heavy snowfall in the past two days meant that the Oreiller-Killy course was shorter than normal.

Vonn started sixth and...

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