"Bronze is great but I wanted to win, my slalom run was only just OK so I must settle for third place. I was skiing really fast today but I made a lot of mistakes, too. I think I lost the race because of a costly error in the downhill."
With Lindsey Vonn missing and Maria Riesch slowed by a fever, Austria's Anna Fenninger took gold.
Saturday sees the men in action in the downhill