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Streif surprise: departure on Saturday canceled - now there are new plans for the Hahnenkamm race

2021-01-24T06:20:20.822Z

After the turbulent Friday race, the second Streif descent was supposed to climb on Saturday. The people in charge at Kitzbühel have to postpone the race.



After the turbulent Friday race, the second Streif descent was supposed to climb on Saturday.

The people in charge at Kitzbühel have to postpone the race.

  • The Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbühel is the fixed point of the alpine skiing winter.

  • In 2021 there should even be two runs - the first on Friday was already turbulent.

  • Then on Saturday morning the disillusionment: the second departure is canceled.

    Now there are new plans

Update from January 23, 11:20 a.m.:

The Saturday departure is

canceled

.

Streif fans still get their money's worth!

Because the

Hahnenkamm race

should now

take place

on

Sunday

(here in the live ticker).

The

Super-G

, which is actually planned for Sunday, moves

to

Monday

.

This has

now been announced by

the organizers in

Kitzbühel

.

The departure is now rising on

Sunday from 10:20

of,

Super-G

then next day from

10:45

.

“I would have liked to drive, but of course only in good conditions.

When you're in a good mood, of course you want that, ”said

Andreas Sander

, who was the

best German in fifth place

on the first descent in

Kitzbühel

on Friday.

The rejection is "right" and "not a broken leg" for him.

Men's national coach

Christian Schwaiger also

spoke of a “sensible decision”.

His team will now use the day to regenerate and do some fitness training.

There is an alternative program for winter sports fans: We accompany the Biathlon World Cup in Antholz in the live ticker.

Streif: Saturday departure canceled due to bad weather

First report from January 23rd, 8:06 am:

Kitzbühel - This year everything is different!

Friday departure, Saturday departure, Sunday Super-G was the

Streif plan 2021

- and that without spectators.

But now it is clear: the Saturday downhill, the actual Hahnenkamm race, is canceled!

The classic has been canceled.

"Due to the current weather situation and the condition of the slope", the jury made this decision together with the organizing committee, announced the International

Ski Federation FIS

.

Streif 2021: Hahnenkamm race canceled - does Sunday also burst?

The organizers said that rain in the lower section of the route had too much damage to the slope.

The organizers wanted to decide on the competition program for Sunday by noon.

A

Super-G

should actually be started at the end of the weekend

.

Will anything come of it?

For

Andreas Sander

it is not a big surprise that the second descent cannot take place.

The German ski ace “almost expected the cancellation when I got up this morning.

I took a quick look and it didn't look good. ”

Sander

finished fifth on Friday, the race was overshadowed by two serious falls and was finally canceled due to wind.

(akl / sid / dpa)

Source: merkur

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