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Maria Hoefl-Riesch injures shoulder

Updated: March 12, 2014, 9:55 AM ET
Associated Press

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland -- Maria Hoefl-Riesch was taken to a hospital with a shoulder injury after crashing in a downhill race on Wednesday, allowing Anna Fenninger of Austria to move atop the overall World Cup standings.

The final downhill of the season was won by Lara Gut of Switzerland, the Olympic bronze medalist, but the drama centered on 2011 champion Hoefl-Riesch.

The 29-year-old German was taken by helicopter off the slope and then brought to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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