Tina Maze will not leave the world ski championships with five medals as she had hoped, but the in-form Slovenian is firm favourite to defend her giant slalom title on Thursday.
Slovenia's Tina Maze reacts after competing during the women's downhill event of the world ski championships in Schladming, Austria on February 10, 2013. She finished a disappointing seventh.
The 29-year-old, also the Olympic silver medallist, has made every giant slalom podium this season and is the runaway leader in the World Cup rankings in that discipline.
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