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Alpine skiing-Rolland is surprise downhill gold medalist

Second placed Nadia Fanchini of Italy (L), first placed Marion Rolland of France (C) and third placed Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Second placed Nadia Fanchini of Italy (L), first placed Marion Rolland of France (C) and third placed Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing...more

Second placed Nadia Fanchini of Italy (L), first placed Marion Rolland of France (C) and third placed Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Marion Rolland of France reacts during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Marion Rolland of France skis during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Marion Rolland of France skis during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Marion Rolland of France skis during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler
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Marion Rolland of France skis during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Marion Rolland of France skis during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Marion Rolland of France skis during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler
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Marion Rolland of France skis during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Marion Rolland of France skis during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Marion Rolland of France skis during the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
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Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Marion Rolland of France reacts after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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First placed Marion Rolland of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

First placed Marion Rolland of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

First placed Marion Rolland of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Second placed Nadia Fanchini of Italy (L), first placed Marion Rolland of France (C) and third placed Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Second placed Nadia Fanchini of Italy (L), first placed Marion Rolland of France (C) and third placed Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing...more

Second placed Nadia Fanchini of Italy (L), first placed Marion Rolland of France (C) and third placed Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany celebrate on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Swiss President Ueli Maurer (R) congratulates first placed Marion Rolland of France (L) next to third placed Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Swiss President Ueli Maurer (R) congratulates first placed Marion Rolland of France (L) next to third placed Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing...more

Swiss President Ueli Maurer (R) congratulates first placed Marion Rolland of France (L) next to third placed Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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First placed Marion Rolland of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

First placed Marion Rolland of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

First placed Marion Rolland of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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First placed Marion Rolland of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

First placed Marion Rolland of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

First placed Marion Rolland of France celebrates on the podium during the flower ceremony after the women's Downhill race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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