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Alpine skiing to snowboarding: that's what winter sports bring on Sunday

2020-01-26T06:46:04.392Z

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Kitzbühel (dpa) - From alpine skiing to biathlon to ski jumping - an overview of the winter sprt on Sunday:

ALPINE SKIING

World Cup in Kitzbühel, Austria

Slalom, men

10.30 a.m. 1st round (ARD and Eurosport 2) 1.30 p.m. 2nd round (ARD and Eurosport 2)

World Cup in Bansko, Bulgaria

Super G, ladies

9.15 a.m. (ARD and Eurosport Player)

After two years with the sensational victories of Thomas Dreßen and Josef Ferstl, the German team in Kitzbühel 2020 remained without a speed victory. In the slalom on Sunday, hopes for a front place are now on Linus Straßer, who recently showed his good form in individual rounds. Straßer learned to ski in Kitzbühel, but still had a rather difficult relationship with the place in Tyrol in the World Cup. Further south in the Bulgarian town of Bansko, Kira Weilde wants to confirm her good results in the downhill in the Super-G - Viktoria Rebensburg, on the other hand, hopes for a significant increase at the end of the speed weekend.

BIATHLON

World Cup in Pokljuka, Slovenia

Mass start men

12.15 p.m. (ARD)

Mass start women

3 p.m. (ARD and Eurosport)

After her individual victory on Friday, Denise Herrmann is also one of the favorites in the last race before the World Cup. The German women and men have so far shown themselves in strong form at the World Cup on Pokljuka and have gained a lot of self-confidence. For men, ex-world champion Erik Lesser still has the chance to secure his ticket for the season highlight. In order to do that in sport, the Thuringian has to make it into the top eight. For men, all six Germans qualified in Lesser, Arnd Peiffer, Benedikt Doll, Philipp Horn and Philipp Nawrath. For the women only Herrmann, Vanessa Hinz and Franziska Preuß are included.

SKI JUMPING

World Cup in Zakopane, Poland

Individual, large hill, men

4 p.m. (ARD)

World Cup in Rasnov, Romania

Individual competition, normal hill, women

1 p.m.

After the victory in the team competition, the Germans want to add more individually. In the Polish ski jumping stronghold Zakopane, Karl Geiger wants to defend his yellow jersey of the overall leader. As a team, the 26-year-old Oberstdorfer jumped 133 meters and a strong 142 meters. His overall lead over the second-placed Austrian Stefan Kraft is 83 points. Before the men jump, the women compete in Rasnov, Romania. On Saturday, Katharina Althaus was the best German in second place. The 23-year-old is also the greatest hope in the second showdown.

NORDIC COMBINATION

World Cup in Oberstdorf, Germany

Individual competition, large hill, men

10.45 a.m. ski jumping

2.10 p.m. cross-country skiing 10 km

The team came second on Saturday, in individual the team of national coach Hermann Weinbuch wants to attack again. Favorite is the outstanding Norwegian Jarl Magnus Riiber, but local hero Vinzenz Geiger has already shown in two victories this season that he can beat the 22-year-old exceptional athlete. "Sure you try to get a little something extra out of the Home World Cup," said Geiger. Geiger especially wants to work on his jump, which did not go well on Saturday.

CROSS COUNTRY

World Cup in Oberstdorf, Germany

Sprint, women and men

11.45 a.m. (ARD)

At the World Cup in the next World Cup location, the sprint qualities of cross-country skiers are in focus. Laura Gimmler stopped on Saturday in the exhausting Skiathlon to save strength for the competition in the classic technique. "The classic sprint will also be the most important day for me at the World Cup," said the 26-year-old. Among the men Sebastian Eisenlauer is looking forward to getting to know the new route better. German cross-country skiers are not among the favorites.

BOB

World Cup in Koenigssee, Germany

Four-man bob, men

1.30 p.m., 1st run

Double Olympic champion Francesco Friedrich is aiming for the third win in a row in the big sled. But local hero and European champion Johannes Lochner is the favorite on the track in Königssee, which is rather unpopular for the Saxons. Nico Walther wants to be back on the podium after two fourth places.

TOBOGGANING

World Cup in Sigulda, Latvia

Single seaters, gentlemen

9.25 a.m., 1st run (ARD 2nd run from 11.40 a.m.)

Sprint, women, men, doubles

12.45 p.m., 1st sprint

The German men are still waiting for their first World Cup victory this season. A second and a third place for Felix Loch were the best positions so far this winter. At the European Championships in Lillehammer a week ago, Loch was only 15th. "We carried out very critical and questioning evaluations, with the athletes, but also within the coaching staff itself," said national coach Norbert Loch.

SKICROSS

World Cup in Idre Fjäll, Sweden

Ladies and gentlemen

11 a.m.

Daniel Bohnacker and Daniela Mayer each made it to the small final on Saturday. At the second World Cup in Idre Fjäll, Sweden, they both hope to take part in the final round for the podium.

SNOWBOARD

World Cup in Piancavallo, Italy

Parallel slalom, team event

2 p.m.

World Cup in Big White, Canada

Snowboard cross women and men

8.30 p.m. (CET)

After their three podium finishes in the individual races, the German alpine snowboarders are favorites in the team event in Italy. Ramona Hofmeister wants her sixth win of the season, Selina Jörg hopes for her first success this winter. The boardercrossers contest their second race in Canada. After a bankruptcy on Saturday, Paul Berg and Martin Nörl want to rehabilitate.

Source: zeit

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