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Ted Ligety wins GS for third gold

Updated: February 15, 2013, 4:09 PM ET
Associated Press

SCHLADMING, Austria -- Ted Ligety has joined some of skiing's legends. And in doing so, the American catapulted himself into the sport's biggest spotlight heading into next year's Sochi Olympics.

By winning Friday's giant slalom by a massive margin, Ligety became the first man in 45 years to win three gold medals at a skiing world championships -- since French great Jean-Claude Killy took home four golds in 1968.

"I still don't think I recognize what I've done this week," Ligety said. ...

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