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Olympic Grandstand


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Featuring live from Calgary,the Women's Downhill Introduced by Desmond Lynam
Live coverage of the Premier women's alpine event, and a chance to witness again the astonishing rivalry between the Swiss girls MICHELA FIGINI and MARIA WALLISER.
Four years ago Figini became the youngest ski-ing gold medallist when she won the downhill in Sarajevo, aged 17, with Walliser second.
Then, amid emotional scenes in Crans Montana last year, Walliser snatched the World Championship title from her rival.
Today's run at Nakiska should be just as tense since, as well as the Swiss girls, LAURIE GRAHAM of Canada, in her third Olympics, will fancy her chances of winning on home soil.
Britain's best downhiller is
Canadian-born WENDY LUMBY Commentator DAVID VINE Television presentation CTV


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Introduced By: Maria Walliser.
Unknown: Laurie Graham

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