Lindsey Vonn: US skier to retire at the end of the 2018-19 season


Lindsey Vonn is one of only six women to have won World Cup races in all five alpine skiing disciplines

Three-time Olympic medallist Lindsey Vonn says she will retire at the end of the upcoming World Cup ski season.

American Vonn previously said she would not retire until she broke Ingemar Stenmark’s all-time record of 86 World Cup victories.

The 33-year-old – who won downhill Winter Olympic gold at the 2010 Games in Vancouver – has 82 but will quit the sport regardless of her final figure.

“If I get it, that would be a dream come true,” she told NBC