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Alpine skiing: Fenninger wins Linz giant slalom

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Austria's Anna Fenninger opened her women's alpine skiing World Cup account for the season when claiming the giant slalom at Linz on Saturday.

After four near misses already this campaign 24-year-old Fenninger prevailed ahead of Sweden's Jessica Lindell-Vikarby and American Mikaela Shiffrin.

This was the fifth World Cup of Fenninger's career.

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