Cameron Alexander wins World Cup alpine bronze in Norway

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Cameron Alexander of North Vancouver, British Columbia won the World Cup alpine skiing bronze medal in Kvitfjell, Norway on Saturday. The 26-year-old won hard the third fastest time in the men’s downhill.

Alexander had a time of 1:44.81. Niels Hintermann of Switzerland won the gold medal with a time of 1:44.62. Vincent Kriechmayr of Austria won the silver medal with a time of 1:44.70. Alexander reached the podium by a tenth of a second over Bryce Bennett of the United States who had a fourth place time of 1:44.91. This was the last World Cup men’s downhill event this season before the World Cup Season Final in Saalbach, Austria on March 24.

This was Alexander’s third World Cup men’s downhill medal of his career. He previously won the gold medal in Kvitfjell on March 4, and a bronze medal in Bormio, Italy on December 28. Alexander also won the bronze medal for Canada in the men’s downhill in an incredibly successful 2023 International Ski Federation World Alpine Skiing Championships in Courchevel Meribel, France.

In the World Cup Men’s Alpine Skiing Downhill standings, Alexander is in ninth place with 205 points. The World Cup leader is Marco Odermatt of Switzerland with 552 points. The World Cup bronze medal for Alexander on Saturday will give him confidence as he prepares for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo.

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