Suter clocks second Bulgarian downhill success

Switzerland's Fabienne Suter has reached third place in the women's second downhill World Cup ski race in Bulgaria.

This content was published on February 28, 2009 - 12:21

The podium place follows her victory in the initial downhill contest in Bansko on Friday, where she took first place.

The 24-year-old from central Switzerland had shown strong performances during practice runs.

Andrea Fischbacher of Austria won the race, her second World Cup victory, in one minute, 45:81 seconds.

Tina Maze of Slovenia followed, 0.26 seconds after Fischbacher's time, and Suter clocked 0.39 seconds after the leader.

Fellow Swiss, Lara Gut, came fourth, 0.62 seconds after Fischbacher.

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