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Lindsey Vonn qualifies for US Olympic team

Lindsey Vonn qualifies for US Olympic team Lindsey Vonn qualifies for US Olympic team
Conrad Doyle | 14 January, 2018, 13:15

It's official - Lindsey Vonn will return for her fourth Olympic Winter Games and compete in Pyeongchang this February.

The 33-year-old from Vail, Colorado, is the most decorated world cup ski racer in USA history and has said she's very excited about the course in PyeongChang.

Brignone meanwhile moves among the top ten most successful Italian men and women in World Cup competitions after picking up her seventh career World Cup win.

On Saturday, she took 9th place at Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria, in the super-G.

The 33-year-old from Vail, Colorado has earned a reputation for her resilience nearly as great as her reputation for collecting medals.

She is attempting to break the record of 86 World Cup victories held by Ingemar Stenmark since 1989.

Vonn made her first trip to the Olympic Games in 2002 as Lindsey Kildow and won the gold in downhill and bronze in super-G in Vancouver in 2010, her last Olympic appearance.

Vonn missed out on the Sochi Olympics in 2014 because of injuries, and they have continued to be an issue as she prepared to make her run for Pyeongchang.

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