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Vonn undergoes surgery on right knee

Updated: February 10, 2013, 9:20 PM ET
Associated Press

The surgeon who operated on Lindsey Vonn's right knee was "optimistic for a full recovery" after she shredded two ligaments during a crash last week at the world championships.

Dr. Bill Sterett, a physician for the U.S. Ski Team, performed the procedure on the four-time overall World Cup champion Sunday morning in Vail, Colo. In a release issued by the ski team, Sterett said the surgery went well and that she was resting comfortably.

"The overall success rate for ACL/MCL surgery is ...

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