Svindal Edges Out Bode for Super-G Gold

Norwegian denies Miller his 2nd shot at the No. 1 slot
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 19, 2010 3:53 PM CST
Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal reacts after completing the Men's super-G, at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, Friday, Feb. 19, 2010.   (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
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(Newser) – Bode Miller missed yet another shot at gold today, finishing second to Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway in the men's super-G. Svindal won in 1 minute, 30.34 seconds on a tough, icy course. Miller trailed by 0.28 seconds, and the US' Andrew Weibrecht was 0.31 behind Svindal in third. Svindal took silver in the downhill on Monday, edging Miller into the bronze medal slot. Miller's fourth career Olympic medal makes him the most decorated American Alpine skier in history.

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