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Skilegende Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in the last race, Slovenian Stuhec retains world title

The Slovenian Ilka Stuhec Sunday in the Swedish Are her world title in the downhill, extended. Stuhec finished in 1:01.74 just for the Swiss Corinne Suter (+0.23) and the strikingly American Lindsey Vonn (+0.49).

Just as Saturday was due to the poor weather conditions the track was shortened with 556 yards. With a distance of only 1670 metres was the shortest world CHAMPIONSHIP downhill ever contested.

For the 34-year-old Vonn, a former olympic champion (in descent in 2010), world champion (in Super-G and downhill in 2009), four-time eindwinnares of the general world Cup (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012) and eight-fold eindwinnares of the world Cup descent (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016), was her last race. Despite all her victories jogged to the U.s. during her career with several major injuries.

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