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Alpine skiing - Vonn to retire after world championships in Sweden

Alpine skiing - Vonn to retire after world championships in Sweden
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(Reuters) - U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn announced on Friday she will retire after competing in this month's Alpine world championships in Sweden.

"I have accepted that I cannot continue ski racing. I will compete at the World Championships in downhill and SG (super-G) next week in Are, Sweden, and they will be the final races of my career," she said on Instagram.

(Reporting by Alan Baldwin; Editing by Alison Williams)

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