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Rok Perko out of downhill

Updated: February 8, 2014, 10:20 AM ET
Associated Press

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Two of the first three starters in the last training run for the men's Olympic downhill, Rok Perko of Slovenia and Brice Roger of France, were injured in crashes Saturday and will miss the race.

Perko, the first man down the hill, broke his nose when he fell, leaving blood streaming down his face and onto the snow. Perko landed awkwardly, with his skis splayed, coming off a little jump about 1½ minutes into his session. His detached from his boots and went ...

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