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Olympic medallist skier Weirather announces retirement

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ByAlexander Netherton
29/03/2020 at 14:53 | Updated 29/03/2020 at 15:05

Lichtenstein alpine skier Tina Weirather has announced her retirement on social media.

Weirather won a Winter Olympics bronze medal in the super-G at Pyeongchang in 2018.

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She made her World Cup debut in 2005 aged 16 and achieved 41 podium finishes with nine wins on the tour.

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The 30-year-old confirmed her decision on Instagram, in part because coronavirus restrictions prevented her from assembling a press conference.

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