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Austria’s Ramona Siebenhofer won the World Cup women’s downhill in Cortina, Italy, on Saturday for her second victory in a row. Her win on Friday was her first career World Cup victory.

Siebenhofer led the race from bib three and managed to fend off a strong challenge from teammate and downhill standings leader, Nicole Schmidhofer, who finished in second place, 0.04 seconds back. Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec finished in third for her second podium of the weekend, 0.51 seconds off of Siebenhofer’s pace.

Lindsey Vonn led the American contingent on day two, finishing in ninth place, 1.36 seconds back. Laurenne Ross finished in 20th and Alice Merryweather 30th.

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Top 10

1. Ramona Siebenhofer (AUT): 1:36.22
2. Nicole Schmidhofer (AUT): +0.04
3. Ilka Stuhec (SLO): +0.51
4. Kira Weidle (GER): +0.63
5. Viktoria Rebensburg (GER): +1.16
6. Cornelia Huetter (AUT): +1.22
7. Michelle Gisin (SUI): +1.25
8. Ester Ledecka (CZE): +1.26
9. Christina Ager (AUT): +1.36
9. Lindsey Vonn (USA): +1.36

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Sean Higgins
Senior Editor
- A Lake Tahoe native and University of Vermont graduate, Higgins was a member of the Catamounts' 2012 NCAA title winning squad and earned first team All-American honors in 2013. Prior to coming to Ski Racing Media, he coached U14s for the Squaw Valley Ski Team.
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