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Downhill silver medallist will miss entire season

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Text by AFP

Latest update : 2008-10-25

Elena Fanchini suffered ruptured left knee ligaments among other injuries during a training for the ski season opener. The 23-year-old Italian 2005 downhill silver medalist will miss the entire season.

Italian Elena Fanchini has been told she will not compete this season after suffering injuries in a crash Thursday while training for the World Cup ski season opener here.
  
Fanchini, a silver medallist in the downhill at the 2005 world championships, was diagnosed with ruptured left knee ligaments among other injuries after her crash in nearby Hinterux.
  
According to the Italian ski federation (FISI) the 23-year-old will miss the entire season.
  
Fanchini's younger sister Nadia will race here Saturday in the women's giant slalom.

Date created : 2008-10-25

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