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Johann Grugger wins at Chamonix; Tina Maze in Santa Caterina

Johann Grugger wins at Chamonix; Tina Maze in Santa Caterina{mosimage}Johann Grugger of Austria won his second World Cup downhill in a row today at Chamonix, guaranteeing himself a start spot for the world championships, now three weeks away. Kristian Ghedina was second and Michael Walchhofer third.

Meanwhile in Santa Caterina, Italy, Tina Maze of Slovenia won her second World Cup giant slalom in a row, and was followed by three North Americans: Canadians Genevieve Simard and Allison Forsyth finishing 2-3 and Julia Mancuso of Olympic Valley, California — the only U.S. woman in the second run — in fourth place.

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