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Austria's powerful ski team collected its seventh victory of the season on Saturday. But, to the surprise of most, Hermann Maier was not the winner.

Andreas Schifferer, 25, upset his older -- and most feared teammate -- by winning a World Cup downhill race.

Maier, dubbed "Herminator" for his bulging muscles and aggressive style, was relegated to third, behind Friday's winner, Kristian Ghedina of Italy.

"It feels great to be ahead of Maier," Schifferer said after clocking a time of 2 minutes, 4.78 seconds.

It was Schifferer's eighth career win; his first this season. The speed specialist has collected all but one of his victories in the downhill.

In Friday's race down the same fast and bumpy Saslong course, Ghedina beat his rivals by a whopping 1.35 seconds to earn his 11th career win.

The Italian posted a time of 2 minutes, 04.89 seconds, just 11 hundredths behind that of Schifferer.

In a women's downhill race at St. Moritz, Switzerland pockmarked by crashes and incompletions, Sweden's Pernilla Wiberg mastered the 2,780-meter Corviglia course in 1 minute, 12.57, despite aggravating a knee injury, for only the second downhill victory of her career.

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