Maria Hoefl-Riesch wins WC downhill
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Overall World Cup leader Maria Hoefl-Riesch won a shortened downhill Friday and established herself as the favorite to take away two of Lindsey Vonn's titles.
Hoefl-Riesch took full command of the downhill standings that the injured Vonn dominated for the past six years and improved her status as the favorite for the women's downhill at the Sochi Olympics on Feb. 12 -- the race Vonn won at the 2010 Vancouver Games.
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