Live ticker for the World Ski Championships in Åre: This is how the Men's Downhill is
Dominic Paris has already brought Super-G-Gold, after his recent victory on the Streif, the Italian is also at the World Cup favorite. Can he prevail? The race in the live ticker.
2/9/19 12:28 PM Somebody is skeptical ... 2/9/19 12:27 PM Let's see how much the spectators will see right away from the race ??? EPA-EFE / REX 2/9/19 12:23 PM The start at 13:30 is confirmed by the race jury. So, let's go to the world championship downhill decision! First driver will be Adrien Theaux from France. He currently occupies 12th place in the Downhill World Cup ranking. 2/9/19 12:18 PM At 1:20 pm, a first forerunner will be at the start to test the conditions on the track. 2/9/19 12:12 PM Patience is needed. The audience is waiting for the next message from the jury. Does the race take place - or not? AFP 2/9/19 12:07 PM Look, what comes in from above ... fog in the downswing! EPA-EFE / REX 2/9/19 12:05 PM 2/9/19 12:03 PM 2/9/19 12:02 PM So, when the race is over, these are the favorites traded by all the experts: Super G World Champion Dominik Paris from Italy, along with the Austrians Matthias Meyer and Vincent Kriechmayr and defending champion Beat Feuz from Switzerland. The last of this quartet is Kriechmayr with start number 17 on the track. Hannes Reichelt from Austria will start as 46th. Unfavorable condition for a leap forward! 2/9/19 11:57 AM The ARD shows live images from Åre: We see fog, snow, wind. But no skiers. They have retired to the warm restaurant-room on the mountain ... Please only something light, boys! 2/9/19 11:48 AM It's weekend, and we have plenty of time. The new starting time for the race, which has just been set by the jury, is 13:30. The fog does not allow safe departure before. At 1:15 pm there will be the next jury message. 2/9/19 11:42 AM 2/9/19 11:39 AM As you can see, you do not see much ... Does the race take place or not? We know more immediately. But it is already clear: we are far from the best conditions for the World Cup race! Reuters 2/9/19 11:33 AM 2/9/19 11:26 AM +++ EIL +++ EIL +++ The launch has been postponed due to heavy fog just at 13 o'clock. Whether there are better conditions then? There is nothing left but waiting ...! +++ EIL +++ EIL +++ 2/9/19 11:20 AM High visit to Åre: Norway's crown prince Haakon has probably been the most prominent track tester! AFP 2/9/19 11:17 AM The shortened track is 2,172 m long - almost a kilometer shorter than the planned route. There are about 600 meters to overcome in depth. 26 goals are staked out. 2/9/19 11:13 AM Skeptical glances: Aksel Lund Svindal from Norway will start with number nine on the piste. Reason: The Austrian Hannes Reichelt has been categorized with his start number 1 as a starter 45 - as the first he did not want to start, and so he was just suspended. Gone stupid ...? Wait! AFP 2/9/19 11:10 AM Today 61 participants are in the starting list - four of them are from Germany. The best chances from DSV point of view has Kitzbühel winner Josef Ferstl (starting number 10) - for Manuel Schmid (25), Dominik Schwaiger (29) and Linus Strasser (56) should be Dabeisein everything. 2/9/19 11:06 AM Long, long ago - the only German Gold World Cup triumph in the men's downhill. Hansjörg Tauscher will not forget the 6th of February 1989 - and his then favorite rivals from Switzerland are not ...! Mirror online reporter Florian Kinast on the ski-historical day. 2/9/19 10:59 AM Half an hour left to prepare the track for the World Cup ... EPA-EFE / REX 2/9/19 10:58 AM Shaking, shaking and shoveling snow - but since few minutes is certain: The downhill race of men in Åre will be held today. Although due to the difficult conditions - a lot of snow, lots of wind and little visibility - only on shortened track, but at least. I'll keep you up to date on the race from 12.30pm. And you're already counting on an outsider win. Show more Ticker Liveblog Software
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