(Cortina D’Ampezzo) The women’s alpine combined which was supposed to launch the World Alpine Skiing Championships on Monday has been postponed due to heavy snowfall, which also forced the organizers to postpone the super- from Tuesday to Thursday. G male, to allow more time to clear the trail.
It is a laborious start for this event already private to amateurs because of the health measures adopted by Italy to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic.
One meter of snow fell since Sunday, while more precipitation was expected on Monday, making it impossible to create a hard and reliable surface.
The weather forecast is better for Tuesday.
The start of these Worlds has been postponed to Tuesday, with the women’s super-G. The women’s handset has been postponed until next Monday.
The tracks for the speed events are different for men and women and work on the one used by the women’s field started earlier.
More than 300 workers worked all night and part of the day to remove all the snow from the slopes.