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Odermatt Beats Kilde For Super-G Win In World Cup Rivalry

Jan 13, 2022, 10:07 AM
Marco Odermatt - Alpine Ski...
Marco Odermatt of Team Switzerland takes 1st place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men's Super G on January 13, 2022 in Wengen Switzerland. (Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
(Photo by Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Marco Odermatt was first and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde was second in a World Cup super-G race.

Their friendly rivalry is set to play out at next month’s Beijing Olympics and in the World Cup for years to come.

Odermatt beat his Norwegian rival by 0.23 seconds.

Olympic champion Matthias Mayer was 0.58 behind in third.

Odermatt and Kilde have combined to win all five men’s super-Gs this season.

Odermatt extended his lead over Kilde in the overall standings.

Kilde leads in super-G.

 

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