Four-time overall World Cup champion Lindsey Vonn returned to action on Saturday after a month's absence, but it was US teammate Alice McKennis who topped the podium in the World Cup downhill.
Alice McKennis of US reacts in finish area of the women's World Cup downhill, on January 12, 2012 in Austria. McKennis won the event, ahead of Daniela Merighetti of Italy and Austrian Anna Fenninger.
McKennis, starting with bib number four, clocked 1min 14.62sec down the Karl Schranz course, for her maiden victory finishing 0.07sec ahead of Italian Daniela Merighetti, with Austrian Anna Fenniger taking third at 0.16sec.
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