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Jansrud & Streitberger share WCup downhill win

Olympic champion Kjetil Jansrud of Norway mastered difficult racing conditions on his favorite home slope to share a World Cup downhill win with Georg Streitberger of Austria on Friday.

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KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) - Olympic champion Kjetil Jansrud of Norway mastered difficult racing conditions on his favorite home slope to share a World Cup downhill win with Georg Streitberger of Austria on Friday.

With poor visibility due to rain, overcast skies, drizzle and a little fog, Jansrud and Streitberger clocked 1 minute, 5.72 seconds.

It was a second career World Cup win for Jansrud, who won the super-G and got a bronze medal in downhill at the Sochi Olympics, and a first win for the 32-year-old Streitberger, who had only one previous podium finish.

On a day of firsts, American skier Travis Ganong finished .12 behind in third for his maiden career podium, continuing his good late-season form after an impressive fifth-place finish in downhill at Sochi.

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