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Joy for Fenninger, USA, but Games hit by horror accident

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Anna Fenninger swept to Olympic super-G gold while the USA edged ice hockey rivals Russia on a sombre Saturday where a freestyle skier suffered a broken back in a horrific fall. 

Austria's gold medalist Anna Fenninger celebrates after winning the super-G gold at the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15, 2014

Austrian 24-year-old Fenninger showed off her smooth and technically sound giant slalom skills, conquering the demanding course to clock 1min 25.52sec for victory.

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