The rampant Coronavirus provides for women in Alpine skiing for the premature end of the season. The three scheduled races in the Swedish Are have been deleted at the Team Captains Meeting. The world Ski Federation FIS has confirmed this on Wednesday evening.
The Virus was also the reason that the world Cup final in Cortina d'ampezzo was cancelled. Therefore, was originally intended Are as the last Station in this world Cup Winter. On Thursday, the parallel slalom was held in Sweden, on Friday, the giant slalom and on Saturday in the Slalom.
For once, not Shiffrin
The 29-year-old Italian led the standings up to the time of cancellation, 153 points ahead of the American who had most recently left out due to the death of her father several races. For Brignone of winning the big crystal ball is synonymous with the biggest success of their career. In addition, she is the first Italian woman in the story at the end of the season at the top.
Among the best eight in the world Cup, four in Switzerland are to the end of the season inside. The small group leads Corinne Suter than 4. followed by Wendy Holdener (6.), Lara Gut-Behrami (7.) and Michelle Gisin (8.).
Meanwhile, Federica Brignone secure in addition to winning the overall standings in the discipline victory in the giant slalom. In the Slalom Petra Vlhova get the small ball, in addition, the Slovakian will win the championship in the parallel slalom. (cef)
Created: 11.03.2020, 18:24 PMUpdated Date: 11 March 2020, 19:04