Winter Olympics women’s downhill skiing: Lindsey Vonn goes for gold – live!

Germany’s Kira Weidle has the misfortune of trying to follow that. She’s only 21, and she’s off the pace. Maybe it’s just as well that NBC is showing Vonn’s family rather than this run. Weidle won’t challenge the podium.

Italy’s Sofia Goggia is surprisingly off the pace by 0.10 seconds early. Then a bit more. Was Weirather’s run that good?

But then she finds the perfect line through the middle and moves ahead by 0.11. She pushes that advantage to 0.63 seconds at the finish, flying a long distance on the last jump.

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