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Canada's David Duncan gets 1st World Cup win, Fanny Smith triumphs in women's skicross

Switzerland's Fanny Smith, center, celebrates after winning a Freestyle, women's World Cup skicross event, flanked by second placed Canada's Kelsey Serwa, left, and third placed Anna Holmlundin, in San Candido, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
December 21, 2013 - 9:38 AM

SAN CANDIDO, Italy - David Duncan of Canada claimed his first World Cup victory on Saturday, while women's world champion Fanny Smith took the overall lead of the skicross standings with her first win of the season.

Duncan's compatriot, Brady Leman, was third, behind Alex Fiva of Switzerland. Armin Niederer was fourth and maintained his lead in the skicross standings.

Smith, of Switzerland, crossed the line ahead of Canada's Kelsey Serwa for her sixth World Cup success and moved ahead of Marielle Thompson in the standings. Anna Holmlund of Sweden was third.

Smith was second in the opening event in Nakiska, Canada, and managed only seventh in Val Thorens, France, last week.

News from © The Associated Press, 2013
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