Switzerland's Lara Gut completed the 1'951-metre-long course in the winning time of 1:22.86. She was just 0.03 seconds ahead of Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather. Austria's Anna Fenninger took third.
Germany's Maria Höfl-Riesch raced to an epic second World Cup downhill victory in as many days. Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather was second, 0.34 seconds back, with Austria's Anna Fenninger in third, 0.47 seconds off the pace.
Germany's Maria Höfl-Riesch proved her excellent shape this week by winning the second downhill of the season Friday, recording a time of 1:56.03. She beat Switzerland's Marianne Kaufmann-Abderhalden by 0.70 seconds, while Italy's Elena Fanchini finished third, 1.20 seconds behind.
Germany's Maria Höfl-Riesch, who placed second in yesterday's downhill training, paced the final training run with a time of 1:56.52. Norway's Lotte Smiseth Sejersted took second, just 0.09 seconds off the pace, while Austria's Anne Fenninger finished third, 0.52 seconds slower.
Spain's Carolina Ruiz Castillo was the fastest to cross the finish line in a time of 1:57.40, with Germany's Maria Höfl-Riesch ending up in second place, 0.11 seconds behind. Slovenia's Tina Maze settled for third, 0.66 seconds back.
Svindal lived up again to his favorite status, he crossed the finish line in 1min28.53 seconds, leaving Austrians Matthias Mayer and Georg Streitberger 0.24 and 0.38 seconds behind.