Ski World Championships in Åre: Is the German team going for a medal?
In the team competition Germany starts without Felix Neureuther - a medal for the DSV selection and the first at the World Ski Championships would be a big surprise. Follow the decision in the live ticker.
Ski World Championship: team competition 2/12/19 2:49 PM Marco Fuchs The German team has a glorious past in this competition: at the first edition in 2005, the DSV team won gold and in 2013 another bronze medal. Ski World Cup: Team competition 2/12/19 2:49 PM Henrik Bahlmann But at least a German skier shows up in Åre pretty well in - Attention, pun - shot. Linus Strasser was fifth in the combination, but showed his strengths especially in slalom. Ski World Cup: Team competition 2/12/19 2:46 PM Henrik Bahlmann If you're wondering if Marco has forgotten the German team in his favorites list: No, the fans can not really hope for a medal. But we would not have any objections to surprises. Ski World Championships: team competition 2/12/19 2:43 PM Marco Fuchs And these are the round of the last sixteen: Austria - Argentina Slovenia - Slovakia Norway - Czech Republic Italy - Finland France - Russia Germany - Great Britain Sweden - Canada Switzerland - Belgium Ski World Cup: Team competition 2/12/19 2:42 PM Marco Fuchs In the upper half of the draw, the Slovenians and Norwegians are also kept in view. World Ski Championships: team competition 2/12/19 2:39 PM Marco Fuchs Before it starts at 4 pm, we will be knocking out a few more favorites: France, Austria, Switzerland. Okay, no original answers, but we can not change that. World Ski Championships: team competition 2/12/19 2:31 PM Henrik Bahlmann This man is not there today: Felix Neureuther has not been nominated for the team competition. dpa Ski World Cup: team competition 2/12/19 2:27 PM Marco Fuchs The Germans compete in the sixth of eight knockout rounds against Great Britain. In a win threatens already in the quarterfinals defending champion France. Ski World Championship: Team competition 2/12/19 2:22 PM Marco Fuchs The following athletes will compete for the DSV team: Christina Geiger, Lena Dürr, Marlene Schmotz, Linus Strasser, Dominik Stehle and Anton Tremmel. Ski World Championship: Team competition 2/12/19 2:18 PM Marco Fuchs For those who are not 100% familiar with this competition: A team consists of a maximum of six runners. There are four per nation per round. In four parallel runs, one player each compete against each other. Whoever wins the race receives one point. If a country picks up three or four points, it's on. In case of a tie after four duels, the best time of the female and male starter of a country is added. The team with the better time keeps coming. Alright? If not - we will mention the regulations even more during the competition. Ski World Championship: Team competition 2/12/19 2:13 PM Marco Fuchs Welcome to the daily event of the World Ski Championships in Åre - today the team competition is on the program. And that's why we in team strength are on the ticker for you: Henrik Bahlmann and I will accompany you through the decision. Show more Ticker Liveblog Software