BORMIO, Italy (AP) Italian skiers Peter Fill and Christof Innerhofer led the opening downhill training session as the World Cup circuit returned to the Stelvio course on Tuesday after a three-year absence.
Fill clocked nearly two minutes for a 0.08-second advantage over Innerhofer.
Olympic champion Matthias Mayer placed third, 0.18 back, with fellow Austrian Hannes Reichelt in fourth.
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Dominik Paris was fifth to put three Italians in the top five on their home course.
Two skiers were injured in crashes and airlifted by helicopter to a local hospital. Henrik von Appen of Chile was diagnosed with broken tibia and fibula bones while Matteo De Vettori of Italy had a deep cut on his arm, organizers said.
For the last three years, this downhill was contested in nearby Santa Caterina Valfurva.
A second training session is scheduled for Wednesday, followed by the downhill race on Thursday and an Alpine combined on Friday.