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Hannes Reichelt wins WC downhill

Updated: January 25, 2014, 12:12 PM ET
Associated Press

KITZBUEHEL, Austria -- Hannes Reichelt became the first Austrian winner of the classic Hahnenkamm downhill in eight years on Saturday, helped by Bode Miller's "heartbreaking" mistake midway down the mountain.

Reichelt avoided the mistakes of his rivals and was cheered by 50,000 spectators when the green light for the fastest time appeared in the finish area at an event watched by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone.

Reichelt mastered the Streif course in ...

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