Published: Feb 19, 12:12p ET
Updated: Feb 19, 12:12p ET

Hannah Kearney's World Cup win streak ends at 16

NAEBA, Japan (AP) - American star Hannah Kearney's all-discipline record for consecutive World Cup victories ended at 16 on Sunday with a semifinal loss in a dual moguls event.

Canada's Audrey Robichaud beat Kearney, then topped Japan's Aiko Uemura in the final. Kearney finished fourth behind Japan's Miki Ito.

Kearney broke downhill great Ingemar Stenmark's record of 14 straight victories - set in the giant slalom in 1978-80 - with her 15th win last week in China and won again Saturday in Naeba.

Kearney's streak began in Lake Placid, New York, on Jan. 22, 2011.

"I was really surprised and wasn't sure what happened," Robichaud said of her win over Kearney. "My coach just told me to push hard out of the gate."

Kearney holds a comfortable lead of 357 points over Canada's Justine Dufour-Lapointe in the moguls standings with three races left.

American Patrick Deneen won the men's event, beating World Cup leader Mikael Kingsbury of Canada in the final. Canadian Philippe Marquis was third.

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