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Andrea Fischbacher wins downhill

Updated: March 2, 2014, 12:49 PM ET
Associated Press

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland -- Andrea Fischbacher of Austria was the surprise winner of the delayed women's World Cup downhill on Sunday, claiming her first victory in four years.

Fischbacher skied down the new Mont-Lachaux slope in 1 minute, 34 seconds, beating compatriot Anna Fenninger by 0.15.

"It's just a great feeling," Fischbacher said. "It's been a hard time these past few years. I had some problems with my back and knee ... I was always skiing but my head wasn't free, I was ...

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