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Rebensburg surprises with gold

Updated: February 26, 2010, 2:36 AM ET
Associated Press

WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Unheralded Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany has taken a surprise victory in the Olympic giant slalom, with the first-run leaders slowed by dense fog.

Rebensburg, who had never won a major race, clocked a two-run combined time of 2 minutes, 27.11 seconds Thursday down Franz's GS.

Tina Maze of Slovenia was second, 0.12 seconds behind, matching her result in super-G, and first-run leader Elisabeth Goergl of Austria added another bronze, 0.49 back, duplicating ...

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