Sport in Short: Skiing

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WOMEN'S ALPINE WORLD CUP DOWNHILL (Veysonnaz, Swit): 1 K Seizinger (Ger) 1min 34.41sec; 2 K Lee-Gartner (Can) 1:34.50; 3 M Vogt (Ger) 1:34.52; 4 R Cavagnoud (Fr) 1:34.64; 5 A Haas (Aut) 1:34.67; 6 C Merle (Fr) 1:34.72; 7 A Loedemel (Nor) 1:34.75; 8 V Stallmaier (Aut) 1:34.79; 9 A Wachter (Aut) 1:34.80; 10 H Zeller (Swit) 1:34.86. GB: 44 D Pratt 1:38.55. Downhill standings: 1 Seizinger 440pts; 2 Lee-Gartner 259; 3 C Bournissen (Swit) 258; 4 Vogt 231; 5 Merle 215. Overall standings: 1 Wachter 858pts; 2 Seizinger 683; 3 Merle 649; 4 Vogt 459; 5 U Maier (Aut) 420. Nations' Cup standings (men and women): 1 Austria 7,281pts; 2 Switzerland 4,454; 3 Germany 3,391.

MEN'S ALPINE WORLD CUP DOWNHILL TRAINING: 1 P Ortlieb (Aut) 2min 10.73sec; 2 A J Kitt (US) 2:11.86; 3 A Skaardal (Nor) 2:12.52; 4 J E Thorsen (Nor) 2:12.77; 5 K A Aamodt (Nor) 2:12.89; 6 A Assinger (Aut) 2:12.93; 7 M Girardelli (Lux) 2:12.98; 8 C Fivel (Fr) 2:13.24; 9 U Lehmann (Swit) 2:13.28; 10 F Heinzer (Swit) 2:13.33.

NORDIC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Falun, Swe): Men's 4 x 10km relay: 1 Norway 1hr 44min 14.9sec; 2 Italy 1:44:24.5; 3 Russia 1:44:27.2. Selected: 20 Great Britain (D Belam, J Read, M Palmer, E Nicoll) 2:00:59.1.

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