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Vonn wins WC downhill for 1st victory in 5 weeks

Updated: January 19, 2013, 10:34 AM ET
Associated Press

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By ANDREW DAMPF

AP Sports Writer

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Lindsey Vonn is back at full speed.

Vonn won a World Cup downhill Saturday for her first victory in more than five weeks, beating overall leader Tina Maze by nearly half a second.

And most importantly, she's back to being fully healthy after a nasty bacterial problem that ate away the muscles in her powerful legs and sapped her energy the last few months.

"I'm ...

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