January 08, 2016

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (AP) Lindsey Vonn was fastest in Friday's final training run for a women's World Cup downhill despite standing up out of her tuck well before the finish.

The four-time overall champion from the United States clocked 1 minute, 5.74 seconds on the shortened Kaelberloch course to lead Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany by 0.28.

Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein, who led Thursday's training, was 0.59 behind in third, and overall World Cup leader Lara Gut of Switzerland trailed by 0.80 in fourth.

In an unusual format for a downhill, Saturday's race will consist of two runs on a shortened course. Organizers had to lower the start because of insufficient snow conditions in the upper section.

A super-G on the same course is scheduled for Sunday.

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