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OLYMPICS: Majdic Falls in Training

Vancouver, 17 February - Slovenian cross-country runner Petra Majdic had an incredibly unlucky start to her strongest event, the 10 km classic sprint Wednesday. She skidded off the icy track in a left turn in training and fell several metres into a small gorge.

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Petra Majdic beat all odds to win her first Olympic medal in the cross-country sprint.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Petra Majdic beat all odds to win her first Olympic medal in the cross-country sprint.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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