Vonn wins downhill to match all-time record of 36 wins

9th January, 2016 by

By By ERIC WILLEMSEN
Associated Pr

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria — Watched by Annemarie Moser-Proell, whose many World Cup records she has been breaking one by one, Lindsey Vonn joined the Austrian great as the world’s best female downhill skier on Saturday. With her 36th victory in the discipline, the American matched the record set by Moser-Proell in January 1980. The 62-year-old Austrian was among the first to congratulate Vonn, who leaned backward and spread both arms in celebration right after finishing a full second ahead of the competition in an unusual two-run format downhill. “She is so kind,” said Vonn, who broke Moser-Proell’s overall record of 62 …

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