Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch, center, winner of an alpine ski, women's World Cup Slalom, celebrates on the podium with second placed Finland's Tanja Poutiainen, left, and third placed M

 

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Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch, center, winner of an alpine ski, women's World Cup Slalom, celebrates on the podium with second placed Finland's Tanja Poutiainen, left, and third placed Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, in Levi, Finland, Saturday, Nov.10, 2012. Olympic champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany overcame a nagging hip injury and local favorite Tanja Poutiainen on Saturday, putting down a blazing second run to overtake the Finn and win the first women's World Cup slalom of the season. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)