Lindsey Vonn breaks US career downhill record with win in Crans-Montana

Updated: March 8, 2008, 7:12 AM ET
Associated Press

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland -- Lindsey Vonn has broken the U.S. career downhill record set by Picabo Street.

Vonn won the women's downhill World Cup race in 1 minute, 23.57 seconds Saturday and now has 10 career World Cup downhill victories.

It was the American's fifth downhill win of the season.

Renate Goetschl of Austria was second in 1:24.18 and Nadia Fanchini of Italy was third in 1:24.21.

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