‘Attacking Vikings’ claim top two spots in Olympic men’s downhill

Gold: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway) Silver: Kjetil Jansrud (Norway) Bronze: Beat Feuz (Switzerland) Aksel Lund Svindal became the first Norwegian skier to claim an Olympic gold medal in mens downhill, Alpine skiing’s fastest discipline. Fellow Attacking Viking Kjetil Jansrud finished second, .12 seconds slower. Svindal, 35, became the oldest Olympic Alpine skiing gold medalist, breaking the record held by Austrias Mario Matt, who was 34 when he won the slalom title in Sochi.

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