Italy’s Sofia Goggia outpaces American Lindsey Vonn to win gold in women’s downhill

Feb 21, 2018 1368

BY: Nick Mulvenney

Zany Italian Sofia Goggia denied Lindsey Vonn the chance to reclaim the Olympic downhill gold with a winning run that perfectly mixed aggression and control in the marquee event of women's Alpine skiing at the Pyeongchang Games on Wednesday.

The bubbly 25-year-old from Bergamo clocked one minute, 39.22 seconds to take gold nine hundredths of a second ahead of Ragnhild Mowinckel, whose time of 1:39.31 won her a second silver after her second place in giant slalom last week.

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