Lindsey Vonn wins World Championships bronze in final competition of career

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Vonn wins bronze in final competition as Stuhec takes gold

Lindsey Vonn won bronze in her final veteran competition in a downhill during a Alpine World Championships, as Ilka Stuhec took gold.

American Vonn becomes a initial womanlike skier to win a award during 6 World Championships.

The 34-year-old clocked one notation 02.23 seconds – 0.49 behind Slovenian Stuhec, who was a fortifying champion.

“It was so fun, we was literally a many shaken I’ve ever been in my whole life,” Vonn told Eurosport.

Switzerland’s Corinne Soutar pushed Vonn into a bronze-medal position in Are, Sweden.

“I wanted to come down and be in a lead for one final time and to hear a throng bark and to not crash,” Vonn added.

“I’m always full lean and always on a limit. we was disturbed that I’d assign too tough and not make it down for my final competition – that’s my misfortune nightmare.”

Vonn is a many successful womanlike skier of all time, with a record 20 World Cup titles to her name and 82 victories on a circuit.

She announced her retirement from skiing progressing this month, observant her “body is damaged over repair” and “screaming to stop”.

Vonn – who also won dual World Championships, a super-G bronze in Vancouver and a Winter Olympic downhill bronze in Pyeongchang 2018 – will retire 4 victories brief of equalling Swede Ingemar Stenmark’s record of 86 World Cup wins.

Her bronze in South Korea done her a oldest lady to explain a Winter Olympics alpine skiing medal.