December 10, 1995 in Sports

Frenchman Wins On Home Slope

Compiled From Wire Services

At the Val D’isere resort, Luc Alphand became the first French skier in 27 years to win a World Cup downhill.

The French skier was timed in 2 minutes, 20.71 seconds for two runs. American Tommy Moe, the 1994 Olympic champion, failed to qualify for the second run after a 1:11.66 for 52nd in the morning. He is recovering from a knee injury suffered last March.

The top American was Kyle Rasmussen. He was 19th in 2:21.91.

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