The ladies’s slalom in Flachau deliberate for January 11 has been relocated to Schladming.
Attributable to excessive ranges of Covid-19 instances within the space, the race organising committee made the choice to hunt a brand new location in Austria on Thursday morning.
And governing physique FIS has since confirmed that the main feminine technical skiers will now have the prospect to race beneath the well-known lights in Schladming, about 30 kilometres east.
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Barring additional disruption, the race will proceed with the identical timings and on the meant date.
Flachau is presently the municipality with the best variety of instances. There are presently 268 energetic instances within the area.
Mayor Thomas Oberreiter emphasised that “not a single certainly one of them wants medical therapy”.
Nonetheless, World Cup occasions within the Salzburg area within the coming week – the ladies’s ski races in Zauchensee (January 15-16) and the Snowboard World Cup races in Unhealthy Gastein (January 11-12) are set to go forward as deliberate.
The Slovak star leads the World Cup standings by 140 factors from Shiffrin after 5 races.
Shiffrin might have the prospect to shut the hole in Kranjska Gora, which changed Maribor because the Slovenian leg of the World Cup as a consequence of an absence of snow, on Sunday.
The occasion in Schladming would be the remaining World Cup slalom earlier than the competitors breaks for the Winter Olympics.
The city hosted the 2013 World Championships, with now six-time world champion Shiffrin taking her first main championships gold within the slalom.
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