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Record-breaking Matt's gloss finish as doping hits Sochi

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Mario Matt became the oldest Olympic skiing champion on Saturday when he won a chaotic men's slalom while the penultimate day of the Sochi Games saw a fourth positive dope test. 

Austria's gold medallist Mario Matt celebrates during the Men's Alpine Skiing Slalom Medal Ceremony at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 22, 2014

The 34-year-old Matt, a two-time slalom world champion, proved unbeatable over the two runs, finishing with a combined time of 1min 41.84sec to close the skiing competition.

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