U.S. alpine racer and defending 2006 Gold medalist, Julia Mancuso, won Olympic Silver with a total time of 2:10.08 in the Women’s Super Combined races today at Whistler Creekside while team mate, Lindsey Vonn, was not able to finish.
Everything literally went downhill for Vonn after finishing first in the downhill race with a time of 1:24.16. Just when she was inches away from earning her second Olympic Gold medal she crashed at the bottom of the slalom most likely due to the increased stress on her shin.
Mancuso, on the other hand, made a case for consistency when she earned another Olympic Silver medal after finishing third in the downhill and ninth in the slalom. With Vonn out of the way her final score was good enough for Silver but otherwise would have probably resulted in a Bronze medal. (Follow Mancuso on Twitter!)
The Gold medal was claimed by Maria Riesch from Germany who also happens to be Vonn’s best friend.
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Complete Woman’s Super Combined Final Results
Kaylin L Richardson
Agnieszka Gasienica Daniel
Macarena Simari Birkner
Maria Belen Simari Birkner
Lindsey C Vonn
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