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Vonn takes GS, 5th skier to win all 5 disciplines

Updated: October 22, 2011, 11:13 AM ET
Associated Press

SOELDEN, Austria -- Lindsey Vonn used a blistering finish to win the season-opening World Cup giant slalom Saturday and become the fifth female skier to win a race in all five Alpine disciplines.

The three-time overall champion was fourth after the opening run before an impressive finish to win in a combined time of 2 minutes, 24.43 seconds.

Vonn is the second American skier to complete the discipline sweep after Bode Miller.

"I can't believe this. This is a big dream coming ...

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