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Reichelt leads in downhill ski training

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The usual suspects of speed kings ruled the top times in Thursday's first training run for the men's downhill, the blue riband event of the World Ski Championships scheduled for the weekend. 

Austria's Hannes Reichelt is pictured during the men's downhill training of the 2013 Ski World Championships in Schladming, Austria on February 7, 2013. The usual suspects of speed kings ruled the top times in Thursday's first training run for the men's downhill, the blue riband event of the World Ski Championships scheduled for the weekend.

Austrian Hannes Reichelt, who this season won in Bormio and had third-spot placings in Wengen and Kitzbuehel, timed the fastest descent in 2min 02.98sec, followed by in-form Italian duo Dominik Paris and Christof Innerhofer.

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