Svindal wins silver in his final race

Are, Sweden (CNN)In the final race of his career, Aksel Lund Svindal made sure his last downhill was a knee-knocking thriller.

Only 0.02 seconds separated the Olympic downhill champion from his teammate Kjetil Jansrud who took gold, crossing the line in 1:19.98 in difficult conditions to win his first world title.
There was a moment during his run, with the snow falling and fog reducing visibility, that Svindal nipped ahead of race leader Jansrud and looked on course for a third world downhill title, but a wobble in the middle section set him back and the 36-year-old had to settle for silver, just as Jansrud did when Svindal took Olympic gold last year.

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