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Maze Wins Super-G Title as High Winds Cancel Final Race

Slovenia Skier Tina Maze
Slovenia skier Tina Maze finished the super-G with 420 points. Photographer: Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom via Getty Images

March 14 (Bloomberg) -- Slovenia’s Tina Maze won her first super-G title and her fourth in total this season after the World Cup’s final speed race was canceled because of high winds in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

The 29-year-old has dominated ski racing this season. Before today, she had already secured titles in the super-combined, giant slalom and the overall championship on the alpine World Cup circuit. She finished the super-G with 420 points, 55 points clear of Julia Mancuso of the U.S. while Austria’s Anna Fenninger was third.

It’s the second day in a row the World Cup finals have been canceled because of bad weather.

American Lindsey Vonn, whose season ended last month with a knee injury, yesterday clinched a record sixth straight women’s World Cup downhill title one point clear of Maze after fog caused the final downhill event of the season to be called off.

Today’s men’s super-G race was also canceled. The title had already been secured by Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal two weeks ago after four wins this season. Svindal won the men’s downhill title yesterday.

To contact the reporter on this story: Danielle Rossingh at the London sports desk on drossingh@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Christopher Elser at celser@bloomberg.net

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