What a career it was for American Alpine Skiier Lindsey Vonn. It came with a lot of bumps and bruises, but in the end she stood on the winners’ podium. In the final race of her illustrious career, Vonn won the bronze medal in the Ladies’ Downhill event in the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden. Vonn finished the run with a time of 1:02.23. At 34, she is the oldest woman to win a medal at the worlds. Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia took gold. The silver went to Corinne Suter of Switzerland. During Vonn’s legendary career, she’s participated in 4 Olympic Games winning 3 Olympic medals, she also won 8 World Championship medals, a record 82 FIS World Cup golds, and took the FIS World Cup overall title 5 times. Her career has been marked by a variety of injuries and one of those injuries caused her to miss the 2014 Winter Olympics. Despite these adversities, Vonn retires as the winningest female alpine skier of all-time.
Source: NewsNet | Vonn Wins Bronze in Final Race