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Pärson wins at Crans Montana

Anja Pärson of Sweden has won the women's super-combined World Cup meet at the Swiss resort of Crans Montana.

This content was published on March 9, 2008 - 16:35

Germany's Maria Riesch has claimed the discipline title after coming second. She is now closing in on Lindsey Vonn in the race for the overall title.

Riesch finished second in the third and final super-combi of the season, 0.2 seconds behind Pärson. The Swede won the combined downhill and slalom in 2:30:60.

Vonn, an American, was third, a further 0.06 back. She was the last to ski after taking a lead of 0.86 seconds from the morning downhill run. A victory for Vonn would have given her the title.

The best placed Swiss was Rabea Grand in 11th.

Vonn still leads the overall standings with 1,263 points over Riesch, now with 1,106 points.

She also won the downhill race on Saturday, becoming the all-time American leader with ten career World Cup downhill wins.

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