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Downhill titles for Svindal and Vonn

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Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal and USA's Lindsey Vonn were named World Cup downhill champions after Wednesday's final races of the season here was cancelled due to fog. 

Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal competes during the men's downhill event of the 2013 Ski World Championshis in Schladming, Austria on February 9, 2013. Svindal was named World Cup downhill champion after the final race of the season here was cancelled due to fog.

It was Vonn's sixth successive downhill Crystal Globe and comes despite the American recovering from a knee injury suffered in a crash in February.

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