Extreme cold: biathlon sprints in Canmore canceled again

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Canmore (dpa) - The final sprint races at the Biathlon World Cup in Canmore, Canada on Sunday have been canceled due to extreme cold weather. This was announced by the World Association IBU.

The permissible temperature of minus 20 degrees was not reached, therefore, the competitions of men and women from 20.20 clock MEZ (12.20 clock local time) are not possible. On Friday, the competitions had already been postponed from Saturday to Sunday, as it was also too cold.

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REF: https://www.zeit.de/news/2019-02/10/biathlon-sprints-in-canmore-erneut-abgesagt-190210-99-929268