Olympic gold-medal tie is alpine first

Updated: February 12, 2014, 10:08 AM ET
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KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- For the first time in Olympic history, an Alpine skiing race ended in a tie for the gold medal as Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland both won the women's downhill.

The pair sped down the Rosa Khutor course in 1 minute, 41.57 seconds. A few moments later, the good friends held hands as they stepped up to the top of the podium.

"I'm sure glad I'm going to share this gold with Tina," said Gisin, who will get a medal all to herself. ...

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