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No fourth medal for Bode Miller as he skids out of giant slalom

February 23, 2010 | 10:28 am

Miller Bode Miller will not win his fourth medal of the Vancouver Games as he failed Tuesday to finish his first run of the men's giant slalom at Whistler Creekside.

It wasn't really a surprise, as Miller entered the race with no ranking in GS. Miller had earned medals in each of the first three alpine races. He took bronze in the downhill, silver in super G and gold in the super combined.

American Ted Ligety, the No.1-ranked GS skier on the World Cup circuit, will get a second run but he has some work to do. Ligety stands in eighth place, 0.60 behind leader Carlo Janka of Switzerland.

-- Chris Dufresne, reporting from Whistler, Canada

Photo: Bode Miller reacts after going off the course during the men's giant slalom on Tuesday. Credit: Jerry Lai / US Presswire