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Thursday, February 25, 2010

PostHeaderIcon Olympic Updates: Rebensburg gets GS gold, Mancuso eighth

[via SkiRacing.com] WHISTLER, B.C. - On a day when the layer of fog looked just as ominous as the day before, giant slalom racers reconvened in the start house to complete their Olympic race.

German racer and world juniors super G and GS champion Viktoria Rebensburg, who came into the run in sixth place with a 0.35-second deficit, walked away with the gold medal. Having just one World Cup podium under her belt coming into the Games, (second place in the most recent GS race in Cortina), the German won in a combined time of 2 minutes, 27.11 seconds.

Olympic super G silver medalist Tina Maze, who also took silver in last season's world GS championship, has a regular collection of that color now, finishing just 0.04 seconds behind Rebensburg. (....continue reading....)

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