|Sochi roundup: Austria's Matthias Mayer wins downhill gold|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
SOCHI, Russia — Matthias Mayer shut his eyes for a moment, his day’s work over.
If he had trouble believing what had just happened as he stood before the crowd it was with good reason. The Austrian struck a big upset Sunday in one of the Olympics’ marquee events, capturing the men’s downhill and upending the elite of his sport.
“It’s amazing to be an Olympic champion,” he said.
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