Vonn & Riesch return to World Cup battle field

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 25, 2011 9:04 am

ARE, Sweden  – Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) and Maria Riesch (Germany) returned to the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup battle ground Friday with Riesch adding 60 more points onto her overall lead with a super combined win in Are. Vonn, who was victorious in the opening run of super G, slipped to sixth after the slalom with Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) eighth. World Championships gold medal darlings Tina Maze of Slovenia and Elisabeth Goergl of Austria finished 2-3. Riesch now leads Vonn in the overall by 216 points and the super combined standings by five points with just four weeks and only one super combined race remaining in the World Cup season.



2011 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup
Are, Sweden – Feb. 25, 2011
Super Combined

1. Maria Riesch, Germany, 1:59.60
2. Tina Maze, Slovenia, 2:00.00
3. Elisabeth Goergl, Austria, 2:00.26
6. Lindsey Vonn, Vail, CO, 2:00.76
8. Julia Mancuso, Squaw Valley, CA, 2:01.14
26. Leanne Smith, Conway, NH, 2:04.28
32. Stacey Cook, Mammoth Mountain, CA, 2:04.53
34. Laurenne Ross, Klamath Falls, ID, 2:06.27