LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Corinne Suter picked up her first Lake Louise victory by winning a World Cup super-G race on Sunday, while Sofia Goggia’s winning streak on the mountain ended with a fifth-place finish.
Suter, a 28-year-old from Switzerland who won the gold medal in the downhill at the Beijing Olympics in February, covered the course in 1 minute, 20.75 seconds. She edged Cornelia Huetter of Austria by just 0.02 seconds. Huetter was third in Friday's downhill.
Suter had earned five previous podium finishes at Lake Louise — including second place on Friday and third on Saturday — but never had managed to climb to the top step at the Canadian speed venue until now.
Norway’s Ragnhild Mowinckel was third in 1:20.91 on a day when the temperature was about 10 degrees Fahrenheit (minus-12 Celsius).
Mirjam Puchner was next Sunday, followed by Goggia, the 30-year-old from Italy who won gold in the downhill at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics and silver at this year’s Games. Goggia won a pair of downhills at Lake Louise on Friday and Saturday, a year after going 3 for 3 at the venue with triumphs in two downhills plus a super-G.
Breezy Johnson was the top U.S. finisher Sunday in 23rd place, one spot ahead of teammate Bella Wright.
American star Mikaela Shiffrin did not enter the three races at Lake Louise, opting to devote more time to training for upcoming technical events.
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