Skiing

Lindsey Vonn injures ankle in training crash

American alpine skiing star Lindsey Vonn says she has fractured an ankle bone in a training crash in New Zealand.

U.S. skiing star says she has 'small fracture'

Lindsey Vonn came back from serious leg injuries to set the all-time women's World Cup win record last season. (Jean-Christope Bott/Associated Press)

American skiing star Lindsey Vonn says she has fractured an ankle bone in a training crash in New Zealand.

It is the latest setback for Vonn, who returned from serious leg injuries to set the all-time women's World Cup win record last season. She also won her seventh World Cup downhill title.

Vonn, who was spending a second week in New Zealand for her first on-snow training ahead of the new season, did not say which ankle was damaged.

The 30-year-old Vonn has said she will continue racing through the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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