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Topic - Dominique Gisin
The gold market enjoyed big gains at the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday, getting an unexpected boost from the women's downhill.
Add it all up, and they were each other's equal Wednesday. Exactly, right down to the hundredth of a second. Gisin finished in 1 minute, 41.57 seconds. Maze finished in 1 minute, 41.57 seconds. A tie.
Switzerland's Dominique Gisin and Slovenia's Tina Maze tie for Olympic women's downhill gold.
Lara Gut was reduced to tears, again.
Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany skipped the third women's Olympic downhill training run. So, too, did Tina Maze of Slovenia and Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein.
Gisin explained that she thought about quitting "every time" she had surgery.
"I've had ACLs. I had a broken patella several times. I had ripped-out muscles. I think I did everything you can do to a knee, probably," said Gisin, 13th in the World Cup standings on Jan. 12.