The XXII Olympic Winter Games

Matthias Mayer wins gold in Olympic downhill

Christof Innerhofer and Kjetil Jansrud take silver and bronze, respectively

Austria's Matthias Mayer skied into first place in the Mens' Downhill at Sochi. PHOTO: Eric Bolte/USA TODAY Sports

Austria’s Matthias Mayer skied into first place in the Mens’ Downhill at Sochi. PHOTO: Eric Bolte/USA TODAY Sports

Men’s Downhill Results
Gold: Matthias Mayer, Austria
Silver: Christof Innerhofer, Italy
Bronze: Kjetil Jansrud, Norway

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Austrian Matthias Mayer won gold in the men’s Olympic downhill at Rosa Khutor.

The 23-year-old displayed 2 min 06.23 sec result, with Italian Christof Innerhofer taking silver at just six-hundredths of a second.

Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud claimed bronze, with teammate and world downhill champion Aksel Lund Svindal in fourth. Another strong favourite, Bode Miller of the United States, is eighth while American up-and-comer Travis Ganong skied into fifth.

Posted In: Sochi 2014

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