Pernal Malgorzata and Teeru Hans stayed undefeated
Seefeld witnessed some extreme weather conditions today which interrupted the competitions scheduled for Day-2, especially at the Alpine competition venue Rosshütte ski area. Due to continuous rainfall, the Super-G race scheduled for today, was postponed to the 16th March. Although athletes were unhappy with the cancellation of the race, many athletes were seen enjoying snow fights with their fellow athletes.
The Cross-Country Sprint race made it’s way to the Nordic skiing venue Seefeld Sports Arena. Although the climatic conditions did not favour the athletes today, Nordic skiers showed extraordinary resilience and determination and put on a great show. While some continued with their ‘A’ game and stayed on top of the podium, others changed their strategy and took out their opponents to climb up the rank.
In Women’s II1 Cross-Country Skiing sprint, PERNAL Malgorzata scored her second Gold from the tournament in the sprint race today. French skier THIROUX Lea took her revenge on BJÖRFELDT Kristin (Sweden) by winning silver, making Kristin settle for the bronze.
An identical race was seen in II1 Men’s category where winners from yesterday’s race swapped their places on the podium. As TEEARU Hans wins Estonia their second Gold from the championship in the Cross-country Sprint, DUBOIS Titouan (France) skied ahead of his opponent YAMADA Yuta (Japan) and claimed the second spot.
In II2 Men’s category, history was repeated from yesterday as COLOMBY Clement from France and KOSTNER Tobia Maria from Italy won Gold and Silver respectively.
Full results can be accessed from the Virtus World Skiing Championship website.