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Austria's Anna Fenninger made it back-to-back World Cup wins when she took the super-G at Bansko on Monday.
Fenninger also won the super-combined race in the Bulgarian resort on Sunday and her second win in two days means that she is now just 44 points behind longtime leader Tina Maze of Slovenia in the overall World Cup standings.
The 25-year-old Austrian Rees Odhiambo Jersey , winner of the super-G gold medal at the recent World Championships in the US, clocked 1 minute 14.59 -seconds, 0.16 seconds clear of Maze with US speed queen Lindsey Vonn third at 0.28 seconds off the pace.
Fenninger now tops the super-G standings, taking over from Vonn.
Maze at one stage had been leading the overall standings by as much as 370 points, but is without a World Cup win since mid-December and now faces a tough battle to hold off the charge of Fenninger with just three weeks to go until the season-ending races in Meribel Jarran Reed Jersey , France.
It was a similar story last year when Fenniger used a successful Olympic Games at -Sochi to charge up the rankings and eventually claim her first overall World Cup crystal globe.
But she remained cautious over her prospects of once again taking the top prize -despite the two wins in Bansko.
"Tina Maze is still the favorite," she said. "I still need to go out there and fight for the extra points I need. But you never know what might happen."
Maze can take comfort from the fact that out of the eight -races remaining this season, two are slaloms where she is normally better than Fenninger.
TEHRAN, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- The quake death toll of Iranians rose to 445 one day after a powerful earthquake hit the Iran-Iraq border area as more are still buried in ruins, local media reported on Monday.
At least 445 people have been killed and 7 Germain Ifedi Jersey ,156 others injured in the quake measuring 7.3 magnitude, the reports said.
The quake's epicenter was located approximately 32 km south of the city of Halabja in a remote mountainous region of eastern Iraq, some 200 km north-east of Baghdad and 400 km west of Tehran, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
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At least 14 provinces in Iran had been affected by the earthquake, including the capital Tehran. The worst-hit areas in Iran were Qasr-e Shirin and Sarpol-e Zahab counties in Kermanshah province, some 20 km from the border.
Some 30 Red Cross teams from across the country have been sent to the quake zones, parts of which had experienced severe damage.
Over 20 Iranian villages in Iran's Kermanshah province have been damaged and power supply and water flows are disrupted. The roads networks in the area have sustained damage.
However Nazair Jones Jersey , the provincial police chief, General Manouchehr Amanollahi said Monday that all roads are open and the traffic flow is normal.
Also, officials said the access to rural areas is still limited.
Iranian emergency teams have been dispatched to the quake-hit region and helicopters are delivering basic needs. There are also strong aftershocks in the area.
Field hospitals have been set up in the quake-hit areas.
The earthquake and after-shakes magnitude varied from 4.5 to 6.1. The earthquake has also been felt in Turkey, Armenia, Saudi Arabia Delano Hill Jersey , Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.
In Iran's western Sanandaj and Qasr-e Shirin cities, people evacuated their houses following the strong earthquake.
Esmail Najar, the head of Iran's National Disaster Management Organization said more injured people might be buried under the rubble in Qasr-e Shirin and Sarpol-e Zahab counties.
The rescue teams from across Iran are still digging out those who are stuck under the rubbles in the villages and towns in Kermanshah province.
Witnesses in Sarpol-e Zahab said that they were appalled to see the city skyline on Monday morning, saying half of the buildings seem to have been destroyed, Tasnim news agency reported.
Three mourning days has been announced in Kermanshah province. Officials announced that schools in Kermanshah and Ilam provinces would be closed Monday because of the tremor.
In a telephone conversation with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday Shaquill Griffin Jersey , Governor of Kermanshah province Hooshang Bazvand expressed concerns that the death toll would still rise, according to Tasnim news agency.
At least 43 ambulances, four ambulance buses, and 130 emergency technicians have been stationed in the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran for a quick transfer of the victims to hospitals.
Over 100 medics have also been dispatched to the affected areas. The Iranian Air Force, too Ethan Pocic Jersey , has deployed helicopters to accelerate the transfer of the wounded.
Iranians have been flocking to the branches of the Blood Transfusion Organization to donate blood.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has urged all Iranian officials and institutions to "rush to the aid of those affected in these early hours" after the incident.
Khamenei said the country's entire range of capabilities had to be used swiftly to prevent a further rise in the death toll, according to Press TV.