Ligety Gives USA First Sochi Alpine Skiing Gold (14)

Voice of America 2014.02.20 00:10
Parke Brewer February 19, 2014 SOCHI - The United States finally won its first alpine skiing gold medal of the Sochi Olympics, as favorite Ted Ligety won the men's giant slalom, the eighth of the 10 events. Like many alpine skiers who are favored at the Olympics because of their top results on the World Cup circuit, Ligety was expected to win the giant slalom at the Sochi Olympics.
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