The designation of the city of Kvitfjell as a stage of the Men’s Alpine Ski World Cup (March 4-7) was canceled due to sanitary measures adopted in Norway before the return of the pandemic. The Norwegian Federation has informed that all alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and jumping events are canceled for the rest of the season.
The current health restrictions were proposed at the end of January and were awaiting approval by the country’s government.
The International Ski Federation must decide whether the March super-G race will recover and if so, where and when.
Another competition canceled due to the pandemic! Important health restrictions in Norway
The two races are important for the general of these two disciplines, as they are the last before the Lenzerheide final, between March 15-21. Before the canceled weekend in Kvitfjell, two descents (recovered from Yanqing and Garmisch Partenkirchen) and a super G, must be held in Val di Fassa, between 26 and 28 this month.
Vincent Kriechmayr, who was proclaimed world champion in the Super G, leads this specialty with 101 points over his compatriot Matthias Mayer.
[News] All Remaining FIS World Cups in Norway Cancelled
Due to new Covid-19 government restrictions announced today by the Norwegian government, the Norwegian Ski Association will be unable to host any further competitions through the end of current season
— Top Ski News (@Top_Ski_News) February 11, 2021
In other news, Italian Simon Maurberger has already said goodbye to this season and underwent surgery to undergo surgery on his right knee, the same one that last season left him out of competition.
Italian resort Cortina d’Ampezzo hosts, these days, until February 21, 2021 the World Alpine Skiing Championship. The International Ski Federation has rejected the request of the Italian organizers to postpone the World Championships for one year for the Olympic winter 2021/2022. The winter event is broadcast in Romania by Eurosport.
Are two weeks of competitions and events for men and women, which will attract more than 600 athletes from 70 countries.
Source: Prosport by www.prosport.ro.
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