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Slovenian Skier Ilka Štuhec Becomes Downhill World Champion (VIDEO)

St. Moritz, 12 February – Slovenian skier Ilka Štuhec took downhill gold at the World Championships in St. Moritz, winning Sunday’s race ahead of Austria’s Stephanie Venier and US skier Lindsey Vonn. Štuhec’s victory came as no surprise, as the 26-year-old had rocketed to the top of this season’s downhill World Cup rankings with three victories in December. The downhill ...

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Ilka Stuhec Continues Great Form With World Cup downhill Win

Ilka Stuhec continued her outstanding form by winning a World Cup downhill race on Saturday for her fourth victory so far in a remarkable season. The 26-year-old Slovenian finished .28 seconds ahead of Austrian Cornelia Huetter and .32 clear of Italian Soffia Goggia — who is also enjoying a breakthrough season. Stuhec had never finished higher than fourth in a ...

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Successful Saturday for Slovenian Sport

Slovenian ski-jumpers swept the podium at the World Cup event in Sapporo on Saturday, as Peter Prevc won ahead of Robert Kranjec and brother Domen Prevc to cement his lead in the overall World Cup rankings. The three already held the top three positions in the first series and defended their rankings with jumps of over 130 metres in the ...

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