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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.