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Alpine skiing: Fenninger wins Super-G to deny Hoefl-Riesch

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Austria's Anna Fenninger picked up her second World Cup win of the season in Sunday's Super-G to deny Maria Hoefl-Riesch a win on her home course.

The 23-year-old, who won the world super combined title on the Khandahar course here in 2011, clocked 1min 20.43sec with Germany's Hoefl-Riesch second at 0.20sec back with Julia Mancuso of the United States third at 0.23sec.

It was Fenninger's second win of the season having won the giant slalom in Semmering, Austria, in December.

Overall World Cup winner Tina Maze, who won Saturday's downhill here, finished fourth at 0.43sec back to add to her record tally of 2074 points having eclipsed Hermann Maier's previous mark of 2000 set in the 1999-2000 season.

Hoefl-Riesch was denied a 25th win of her career in front of her home crowd having finished third in Saturday's downhill.

Having won last year's Super-G race here, Mancuso, whose boyfriend Aksel Lund Svindal clinched the men's World Cup super-G title Sunday with his fifth victory of the season in Kvitfjell, Norway, was denied a golden day for the couple.

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