Anna Fenninger makes it count in Sochi

Feb 16, 2014, 05:34 IST | AFP

Sochi: Anna Fenninger swept to Olympic super-G gold while the USA edged ice hockey rivals Russia on Saturday. Austrian 24-year-old Fenninger showed off her smooth and technically sound giant slalom skills, conquering the demanding course to clock 1min 25.52sec for victory.

Anna Fenninger
Anna Fenninger 

Horrible injury
Away from the action, there was a sombre mood at the Extreme Park when Russian freestyle skier Maria Komissarova sustained a broken back in a fall while training on the ski-cross course. It was revealed that Komissarova had undergone a six-hour operation to repair the damage to her spine.

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