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US picks Olympic Alpine ski team

FILE - In this Sunday Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, United States' Mikaela Shiffrin speeds down the course during the women's World Cup super-G ski race in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy. Past Olympic gold medalists Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety and Andrew Weibrecht are among the 22 ski racers named to the U.S. Alpine team heading to the Pyeongchang Games. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti, File)
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Mikaela Shiffrin speeds down the course during the women's World Cup super-G ski race in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy in January.

PARK CITY, Utah — Past Olympic medalists Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety and Andrew Weibrecht are among the 22 ski racers named to the US Alpine team heading to the Pyeongchang Games.

U.S. Ski and Snowboard announced the roster on Wednesday.

Vonn won a downhill gold and super-G bronze at the 2010 Vancouver Games, then sat out the Sochi Olympics four years later because of a knee injury. Shiffrin won a slalom gold in 2014, while Ligety owns two golds and Weibrecht has one silver and one bronze.

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A couple of familiar faces and multiple-medal winners who are not on the team because they have retired from competition are Bode Miller and Julia Mancuso.

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The US men’s team includes David Chodounsky, Tommy Ford, Tim Jitloff, Nolan Kasper and Steven Nyman. The women’s roster includes Stacey Cook, Megan McJames, Alice Mckennis, Laurenne Ross, Resi Stiegler and Jackie Wiles.

The Olympics open Feb. 9 in South Korea.