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Vonn wins World Cup downhill in Cortina

Lindsey Vonn had one of the biggest victories of her career Saturday, easily winning the most prestigious downhill of the women's World Cup circuit. Vonn, of Vail. Colo., covered the 1.75-mile Olympia delle Tofane course at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, in 1 minute 36.70 seconds, 0.83 of a second ahead of Swedish star Anja Paerson. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Skiing: An item in Newswire in Sunday's Sports section said that Didier Cuche of Sweden won a World Cup downhill race at Kitzbuehel, Austria. Cuche is from Switzerland. — -------------------- "I've won by more, but I've never won in Cortina before," said Vonn, who registered her...

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