Gruenenfelder wins men’s World Cup super-G |

Gruenenfelder wins men’s World Cup super-G


LAKE LOUISE, Alberta – Tobias Gruenenfelder raced to his first World Cup victory, beating Swiss teammate Carlo Janka by 0.07 seconds Sunday in a super-giant slalom on the Men’s Olympic course

Gruenenfelder completed the 1.49-mile course in 1 minute, 32.31 seconds.

“It’s very emotional and I’m very happy,” said Gruenenfelder, who turned 33 on Saturday. “It was a long time for me to wait for the first win. It’s a great feeling.”

Austria’s Romed Baumann was third in 1:32.58.

Bode Miller was the top American, finishing 12th in 1:13.12. Travis Ganong was 20th in 1:33.65, and Ted Ligety finished 23rd in 1:33.79.

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