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Walchhofer posts back-to-back downhill victories

Walchhofer posts back-to-back downhill victories

Michael Walchhofer won a World Cup downhill race for the second consecutive day Friday.
The Austrian skied down the 3-kilometer (1.8-mile) Stelvio course in 1 minute, 51.82 seconds.
Peter Fill of Italy was second, 0.22 seconds behind, and Mario Scheiber of Austria was third for the second straight day, 0.27 behind.
American skier Bode Miller finished fourth, 0.39 behind, and Didier Cuche was fifth, 0.50 back.
On Thursday, Walchhofer snapped a 13-race winless streak for the Austrian men's team.
Friday's downhill was the final event of the year for the men's circuit. Racing resumes with a giant slalom and slalom in Adelboden, Switzerland, on Jan. 6-7.


Updated : 2021-04-22 00:40 GMT+08:00