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Lindsey Vonn breaks World Cup downhill record

Updated 1407 GMT (2207 HKT) January 24, 2016
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Lindsey Vonn screams with joy after clocking a time of one minute and 37.01 seconds in the women's World Cup downhill event at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The impressive run would be good enough for the American skier to win the event. Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Vonn raises her arms after crossing the finish line at Cortina d'Ampezzo. Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The victory was Vonn's 37th in World Cup downhill races, more than any other skier. Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Vonn (center) stands on the podium with Larisa Yurkiw of Canada (L) and Laura Gut of Switzerland (R) who finished second and third respectively. Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
A delighted Vonn celebrates by spraying champagne over her bystanders. Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Vonn is flanked by Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein and Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany on the podium after her super-G victory at Cortina. Francis Bompard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images