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According a report on FISalpine.com, Italian giant slalom specialist Denise Karbon was injured this week in a training crash in Madesimo, Italy. The 30-year-old damaged the meniscus in her right knee and will require surgery. Doctors have set her recovery time for around a month. The 2008 giant slalom World Cup champion and six-time World Cup winner has been set back by a series of injuries in the last few seasons. She will be operated on in Bressanova, Italy.

Karbon failed to finish the World Cup season-opening race in Sรถlden two weeks ago after standing in sixth after first run. The next GS on the womenโ€™s calendar will take place on Nov. 27 in Aspen, Colo. followed by another in St Moritz (SUI) on Dec. 12.

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