Pärson’s winning streak comes to an end

But a Swede was still on the medal podium after the giant slalom at the World Alpine Ski Championships, in Åre.

Anja Pärsson had her hopes for a fourth gold dashed after she crashed out on Tuesday.

But Maria Pietilae-Holmer from Umeå, who is only 20, was in tears after the race of her life and said she felt like she was dreaming after taking slalom silver behind Austria’s Nicole Hosp.

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