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Switzerland's Didier Cuche, winner of the World Cup downhill title, added the super-G to his collection without leaving his hotel room after the final race was rained off in Lanzerheide.

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Cuche, who at 36 has blossomed in the later years of his career, was leading the standings and had needed a sixth-placed finish or better to make sure of his sixth crystal globe in the last five seasons.

His win means he has World Cup titles in three disciplines - downhill, giant slalom and super-G - although he has never managed the overall title.

Organisers said rain, security and the forecast of more bad weather had forced them to cancel Thursday's races.

"When the phone rang the first time, they told us there would be a further announcement at 9am and I suspected I could win the title," Cuche said.

"I was still in my room when it rang again and the race was called off. It was a lot easier than winning the downhill," he joked. "You always prefer to win on the piste but I'm still very happy."

Six other racers - Georg Streitberger, Ivica Kostelic, Michael Walchhofer, Hannes Reichelt, Carlo Janka and Romed Baumann - all had mathematical chances of overtaking Cuche.

Trophies known as crystal globes are awarded in each of the five disciplines for the World Cup season in addition to the overall title, which has already been won by Croatia's Kostelic.

Cuche, who at the weekend announced he intended to continue skiing for at least another season, went top of the super-G standings when he won Sunday's race in Kvitfjell, Norway.

He has won the World Cup downhill title four times in the last five seasons and also took the giant slalom title in 2009.

"It was the big goal for me to win the crystal globe in super-G and I thought I had a chance early in the season, my skis were really good on the turns and I was pushing hard," Cuche said.

"It's really nice to win the crystal globe in three categories."

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