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Venier sets women’s downhill pace with Goggia, Vonn on her tail

Venier sets women’s downhill pace with Goggia, Vonn on her tail

February 19, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, Feb 19 ― Stephanie Venier set the fastest time in second training for the women's downhill at the Winter Olympics today but race favourites Sofia Goggia and Lindsey Vonn were close behind. Austrian Venier, ninth in the World Cup downhill rankings, was the first of the 53 skiers out in the morning sunshine at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre and clocked one minute 39.75 seconds down the 2,775 metre course. Vonn set the pace in Sunday's first training session and, going... Read more

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Zachary Donohue and Madison Hubbell of the US perform during the Ice Dance short dance competition at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics February 19, 2018. — Reuters pic

Zachary Donohue and Madison Hubbell of the US perform during the Ice Dance short dance competition at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics February 19, 2018. — Reuters pic