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ALPINE SKIING
February 11, 1980
A big winner on the Lake Placid slopes may well be little Liechtenstein, which has produced not just one Wenzel, but two. Andy and Hanni, a brother and sister act, are so hot that they could take four medals in the slaloms—and pose a threat in the downhills, too. The always-strong Swiss again have redoubtable downhillers in Peter M�ller and Marie-Theres Nadig. Canada's Ken Read and Steve Podborski are strong challengers, but crash-prone. The daring Annemarie Moser-Pr�ll is Austria's whole downhill and slalom show—and she's particularly tough when it counts. In the slaloms, bet the farm on the incomparable world champion, Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden, to blow them all off for two gold medals. And what of the U.S.? In the women's downhill, Cindy Nelson has more experience, but watch for a surprise attack from teammate Heidi Preuss, who might peak at just the perfect moment.
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February 11, 1980

Alpine Skiing

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HANNI WENZEL Liechtenstein
MARIE-THERES NADIG Switzerland
IRENE EPPLE West Germany

SLALOM

PERRINE PELEN France
ANNEMARIE MOSER-PR�LL Austria
HANNI WENZEL Liechtenstein

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