ST MORITZ, Switzerland (Reuters) – American Lindsey Vonn was injured after finishing the World Cup Super G race in St Moritz on Saturday while Switzerland’s Lara Gut crashed halfway down the course.
Vonn, four-times overall World Cup champion and the finest woman skier of her generation, fell to the ground grimacing as she slowed down after the finishing line and she staggered away with what appeared to be either a hip or back injury.
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Vonn spent just under an hour in the medical treatment tent before being escorted to a waiting car and driven away. The 33-year-old walked the few meters to the car with great difficulty.
An ambulance was initially called but was not needed.
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The U.S. team said on Twitter that Vonn “compressed her back on the fifth gate, skied through pain but didn’t have power to push. She was evaluated by the physio...
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