Goggia extends fairytale season with supreme Åre Super-G victory

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Sofia Goggia during the Race for the World Cup Downhill in Are on March 08 –
Photographer Credit:
Erich Spiess/ASP/Red Bull Content Pool

Italian follows FIS World Cup downhill title with win from Rebensburg and Vonn.

Sofia Goggia will not forget the 2017/18 alpine skiing season in a hurry after she continued her FIS World Cup heroics with a supreme super-G win in the Åre finale.

The Italian edged out Lindsey Vonn for the downhill crystal globe on Wednesday, then beat out Viktoria Rebensburg and Vonn for Swedish success on Thursday.

– Goggia’s win is her second FIS World Cup super-G triumph and her fifth career WC victory.



– The victory elevated her to fifth in the final super-G standings behind Liechtenstein winner Tina Weirather, Swiss star Lara Gut and Austrian Anna Veith.

– The 25-year-old finished second in Wednesday’s final downhill race of the season to edge out Vonn by just three points for her first FIS World Cup crystal globe.

– The Bergamo native’s fairytale season also includes a superb gold medal at the PyeongChang Winter Games from Norwegian Ragnhild Mowinckel and Vonn.

– German Rebensburg is 92 points ahead of France’s Tessa Worley in the race for this season’s giant slalom title with the final Sunday race left.

Sofia Goggia during the Race for the World Cup Downhill in Are on March 08 –
Photographer Credit:
Erich Spiess/ASP/Red Bull Content Pool
Victoria Rebensburg during the Race for the World Cup Downhill in Kvitfiell on March 08 –
Photographer Credit:
Erich Spiess/ASP/Red Bull Content Pool
Sofia Goggia during the Race for the World Cup Downhill in Are on March 08 –
Photographer Credit:
Erich Spiess/ASP/Red Bull Content Pool

 

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