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Germany's Hoefl-Riesch wins second World Cup downhill at Lake Louise

Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch, centre, celebrates her victory with second place finisher Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather, left, and third place finisher Austria's Anna Fenninger following the women's World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alta., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
December 07, 2013 - 1:35 PM

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. - Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany won her second women's World Cup downhill in a row in Lake Louise, Alta.

Hoefl-Riesch posted a time of one minute 55.09 seconds for her second win in as many days at the Alberta resort.

Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein was second in 1:55.43 followed by Austria's Anna Fenninger in third in 1:55.56.

U.S. ski star Lindsey Vonn was 10th.

Larisa Yurkiw of Owen Sound, Ont., was the lone Canadian and she placed 26th.

The Audi World Cup Lake Louise concludes with Sunday's super-G.

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