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Knee injury ends season of Olympic downhill runner-up Ragnhild Mowinckel

OSLO, Norway -- Olympic downhill silver medalist Ragnhild Mowinckel says her ski racing season is over due to another serious knee injury.

Mowinckel said on Instagram that she tore a knee ligament again last week while training in Norway.

"I'm devastated, but dealing with the fact that this setback will once again just be exactly that... a setback," Mowinckel wrote.

The 27-year-old Norwegian was coming back from a serious right knee injury in March when she crashed in downhill training at the World Cup finals in Andorra.

The first injury came one month after she won a first career world championships medal, a bronze in Alpine combined at Are, Sweden.

At the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, Mowinckel took silvers in downhill, ahead of third-place Lindsey Vonn, and giant slalom.