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Lindsey Vonn airlifted to hospital after crash in Austria

Lindsey Vonn airlifted to hospital after crash in Austria

(Bloomberg) Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn was injured during her run at the super-G race at the ski world championships in Schladming, Austria.

Skiing in fading light in a race that had started 3 1/2 hours late because of fog, Vonn had the fastest start on the Streicher course. She was in third place when she crashed while landing off a jump halfway down the course. The 28-year-old American’s knee appeared to buckle, and she tumbled as she lost her ski. She was taken to a hospital by helicopter.

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