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Lara Gut seeking glory in FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup super-G

Lara Gut is seeking a double dose of glory when she competes in the women's super-G event in St. Moritz on Sunday.

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Lara Gut is looking to make it a perfect weekend in St Moritz when she competes in the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup super-G event on Sunday.

The Swiss topped the timesheets in the downhill on Saturday, a result that saw her move up to sixth in both the downhill and overall standings.

Gut is second in the super-G table, with just 22 points separating the top four women in that discipline.

Anna Fenninger leads the way on 192, just two more than Gut, while Lindsey Vonn (180) and Tina Maze (170) make up the remainder of the leading quartet.

All four were in action in the downhill, Gut pipping Fenninger by 0.32 seconds while Maze and Vonn struggled, finishing 18th and 23rd respectively.

Vonn looked on course to take the win until she almost lost control following a tight turn, and the American will be keen to avoid a similar slip in the super-G.

Gut's first World Cup win came in this discipline at this venue back in 2008 as a 17-year-old, and she is glad to be back on familiar slopes as she continues her build-up to the world championships next month.

"It's always special in St Moritz," she said. "I came here since I was a kid and it's always very emotional to win here.

"Everybody was talking about me but I hadn't been on the podium here for five years. Now it's a great boost to go to the world championships in such shape."

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