Vonn Drops Out of Top Skiing Spot as Worley Wins in Austria

Lindsey Vonn of U.S.
Lindsey Vonn of U.S. competes during the women's Alpine skiing World cup giant slalom in Semmering. Photographer: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. finished seventh in the women’s World Cup giant slalom in Semmering, Austria, allowing Germany’s Maria Riesch to take over the top spot in the overall skiing standings.

France’s Tessa Worley won her third straight giant slalom, finishing her two runs in a combined time of 2 minutes, 9.66 seconds. Riesch finished second, 0.62 second back, and Kathrin Hoelzl was third, another 0.16 seconds behind her fellow German.

American Julia Mancuso was fifth, and Vonn, who’s won the overall title three times in a row, finished nearly 1 1/2 seconds behind Worley.

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