Vonn Hits 40th World Cup Win

ARE, Sweden (Feb. 26) – Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) extended her American record for Audi FIS Alpine World Cup wins to 40 Saturday with a downhill victory in Are. Vonn, the three-time World Cup downhill champion, leads the discipline standings by 103 points over Maria Riesch of Germany with two downhill races remaining on the calendar. Vonn also gained back 40 points in the overall chase as Riesch finished third behind Tina Maze of Slovenia. Stacey Cook (Mammoth Mountain, CA) posted her best result since Dec. 2006 with fifth and Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) was 11th as all U.S. starters finished in the top 25.

2011 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup
Are, Sweden – February 26, 2011

1. Lindsey Vonn, Vail, CO, 1:40.93
2. Tina Maze, Slovenia, 1:41.06
3. Maria Riesch, Germany, 1:41.14

5. Stacey Cook, Mammoth Mountain, CA, 1:41.99
11. Julia Mancuso, Squaw Valley, CA, 1:42.44
18. Leanne Smith, Conway, NH, 1:43.11
25. Laurenne Ross, Klamath Falls, OR, 1.43.69

For complete results: http://www.fis-ski.com/