KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — For the first time in Olympic history, an Alpine skiing race ended in a tie.
Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland both sped down the Rosa Khutor course in 1 minute, 41.57 seconds Wednesday to share the gold medal in women’s downhill.
A few moments later, the good friends held hands as they stepped up to the top of the podium.
‘‘I’m sure glad I’m going to share this gold with Tina,’’ said Gisin. ‘‘She’s such a great woman and one of the greatest athletes of our sport.’’
Lara Gut of Switzerland earned bronze, 0.10 behind the winners.
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