January 29, 2023


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Beijing 2022. Mixed alpine skiing teams abolished

Beijing 2022. Mixed alpine skiing teams abolished

The organizers – anticipating difficult weather conditions – hastened the start of Saturday’s competition with the participation of alpine mixes, so that they can later postpone it, if necessary. This is what happened. at. 3.30 A decision is made as to whether the competition will start at 4.

The competition has been postponed again – this time to 5 – Polish time.

However, strong winds still do not allow safe passage. So a decision was made to cancel – at least for today – the start of the mixed teams.

In the 1/8 finals, the White and Red were to face a very strong team from Norway. The Polish team is made up of: Marina Jocinica Daniel, Magdalena Šuشاكczak, Zuzana Kapiska, Michai Jaczyk and Bauice Bejas.

Recordings from Beijing leave no doubt that current conditions are not competitive.

“It feels bad before a team event. Temperature: – 18 degrees. Feels like with the wind: – 30. Playing a competition in such conditions and with such storms can be brave. Or stupid. The start has been postponed to 4:00. . .. ”- wrote Jakub Bobonyak, a TVP journalist who was on the spot.

The mixed team parallel slalom made its debut on the program for the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang. At that time, Poland was not among the participants.