Lindsey Vonn won bronze in her final skilled flee within the downhill at the Alpine World Championships, as Ilka Stuhec took gold.
American Vonn turns into the necessary feminine skier to clutch a medal at six World Championships.
The 34-twelve months-aged clocked one minute 02.23 seconds – 0.49 leisurely Slovenian Stuhec, who used to be the defending champion.
“It used to be so stress-free, I was actually the most apprehensive I’ve ever been in my whole existence,” Vonn suggested Eurosport.
Switzerland’s Corinne Soutar pushed Vonn into the bronze-medal situation in Are, Sweden.
“I needed to realize lend a hand down and be within the lead for one final time and to listen to the crew inform and to no longer wreck,” Vonn added.
“I’m continuously beefy tilt and continuously on the restrict. I was terrorized that I’d value too irritating and no longer obtain it down for my final flee – that is my worst nightmare.”
Vonn is the most a hit feminine skier of all time, with a file 20 World Cup titles to her title and 82 victories on the circuit.
She announced her retirement from snowboarding earlier this month, announcing her “physique is broken beyond restore” and “screaming to end”.
Vonn – who additionally won two World Championships, a big-G bronze in Vancouver and a Iciness Olympic downhill bronze in Pyeongchang 2018 – will retire four victories looking equalling Swede Ingemar Stenmark’s file of 86 World Cup wins.
Her bronze in South Korea made her the oldest lady to direct a Iciness Olympics alpine snowboarding medal.