Austrian skier Sterz leads 1st downhill training
SCHLADMING, Austria -- Regina Sterz of Austria posted the fastest time in the first women's downhill training at the skiing world championships on Wednesday.
Sterz timed 1 minute, 53.44 seconds on the 3.05-kilometer Streicher course to lead Lotte Smiseth Sejersted of Norway by 0.46. Sterz finished a career-best fifth in a World Cup downhill in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, last month.
Fraenzi Aufdenblatten of Switzerland came 0.51 behind the Austrian in third. Slovenia's Tina Maze, who ...
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