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Alpine skiing-World downhill champion Stuhec may miss season with knee injury

World downhill ski champion Ilka Stuhec may miss the whole Alpine skiing season after she injured her knee during training on Sunday, her spokesman said. “During the morning training in Pitztal (Austria) today Ilka Stuhec fell and hurt her left knee… Medical exam showed that the Slovenian skiing champion tore anterior cruciate ligaments,” Tilen Lamut said in a statement. “For ...

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Victorious Ilka – Best Skier In The World!

Ilka Štuhec sovereignly won the last world cup downhill race of the season in Aspen, and won the small crystal globe, securing the highest sum of points for the royal discipline. Štuhec became one of only seven skiers in history to win the downhill crystal globe in the World Cup in the same year she became the world champion. Six ...

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Improvising Brings Ilka Štuhec Her 6th Win

Ilka Štuhec has shown yet another perfect textbook performance, winning her fifth super-G of the season in Crans Montana, which puts her as a serious contender for the small crystal globe. The Slovenian ski champion skied fastest at all sections of the ski run – which had turned soft due to sunny weather- and even picked up more speed in ...

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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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