Alpine skiing: Goggia completes Italian double in Austria

Bad KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria (Reuters) – Sofia Goggia completed a double for Italy at Dangerous Kleinkirchheim by way of profitable Sunday’s shortened downhill in tough stipulations to follow up Federica Brignone’s win in the Super G on Saturday.

Goggia, who celebrated her third win in an international Cup race, accomplished the course in one minute four seconds to win with the aid of an outstanding margin of 1.10 seconds from Brignone.

Nadia Fanchini accomplished an all-Italian podium by way of finishing 0.33.

American Lindsey Vonn, who has said she is concentrating on staying harm-free beforehand of the Olympic Video Games in Pyeongchang next month, took no dangers as she completed 3:03 seconds in the back of Goggia’s time and outside the highest 20.

The race had been postponed from Saturday after Bad climate past within the week ahead of and organizers nonetheless struggled to get the direction ready in time. Fog on the top introduced to the problems.

Tina Weirather’s fifth situation used to be sufficient to take the Liechtenstein skier prime of the world Cup downhill standings, beforehand of Goggia and Austrian Cornelia Huetter.

Writing with the aid of Brian Homewood; Enhancing by means of Toby Davis

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