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Maiden super-G win gives Ligety world title

Gold medallist Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts on the podium after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Gold medallist Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts on the podium after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Gold medallist Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts on the podium after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
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(L to R) Silver medallist Gauthier De Tessieres of France, gold medallist Ted Ligety of the U.S. and bronze medallist Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway celebrate on the podium after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

(L to R) Silver medallist Gauthier De Tessieres of France, gold medallist Ted Ligety of the U.S. and bronze medallist Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway celebrate on the podium after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in...more

(L to R) Silver medallist Gauthier De Tessieres of France, gold medallist Ted Ligety of the U.S. and bronze medallist Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway celebrate on the podium after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Silver medallist Gauthier De Tessieres of France (L) and gold medallist Ted Ligety of the U.S. stand on the podium after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Silver medallist Gauthier De Tessieres of France (L) and gold medallist Ted Ligety of the U.S. stand on the podium after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Silver medallist Gauthier De Tessieres of France (L) and gold medallist Ted Ligety of the U.S. stand on the podium after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Silver medallist Gauthier De Tessieres of France reacts after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Silver medallist Gauthier De Tessieres of France reacts after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Silver medallist Gauthier De Tessieres of France reacts after the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. skis during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. skis during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. skis during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. clears a gate during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Ted Ligety of the U.S. clears a gate during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Ted Ligety of the U.S. clears a gate during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. clears a gate during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Ted Ligety of the U.S. clears a gate during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Ted Ligety of the U.S. clears a gate during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts after his men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. reacts during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
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Ted Ligety of the U.S. clears a gate during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. clears a gate during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Ted Ligety of the U.S. clears a gate during the men's Super G race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
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