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Brignone beats Intestine to win World Cup super-G; Vonn ninth

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Brignone beats Intestine to win World Cup super-G; Vonn ninth

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria (AP) Federica Brignone received the penultimate girls’s World Cup super-G earlier than the Pyeongchang Olympics on Saturday.

The Italian timed 1 minute, 9.80 seconds on the Karnten-Franz Klammer course to beat Lara Intestine of Switzerland by zero.18. Cornelia Huetter of Austria was zero.46 behind in third.

Lindsey Vonn completed 1.43 off the lead in ninth place, a day after the American standout was contemplating skipping the race to keep away from the danger of getting injured on the partly weakened course. Nonetheless, snow circumstances vastly improved after a chilly evening.

It was Brignone’s seventh profession win, and second of the season. She grew to become the fifth totally different winner of 5 super-G races this season.

The race was rescheduled from Sunday after organizers swapped it with the downhill.

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