Carolina Ruiz Castillo wins downhill
MERIBEL, France -- Carolina Ruiz Castillo stunned the field by earning her first career World Cup victory at age 31 on Saturday, winning a downhill race 13 years after her only previous podium finish.
The Spanish skier had never placed higher than seventh in a downhill but beat Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany by 0.20 seconds and Frenchwoman Marie Marchand-Arvier by 0.21.
"The win feels even better because I know all the hard work I have done," Ruiz Castillo said.
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