Most recently dominating in this discipline, the Swiss are currently only fourth in the team event in the World Cup. Two hundreds were missing for the final.
Olympics 2018 and World Cup 2019. Switzerland has been measuring everything in team events in recent years, always winning a gold medal. In Cortina, however, it was already clear after the second duel: there would be no repetition.
Shimel Bisg was the last to win his run, but then hit the ice with his ski pole. Two hundreds were missing.
So Switzerland fail in Norway in the semi-finals and it is very close. In addition to Bisig, Sandro Simont and Camille Rast started, losing their pair in the semi-finals, as they did in the previous round against Canada after being presented each by Wendy Holdner. Switzerland started with a by-election as there were only 15 teams.
A disappointment for Holdner
The defending champions had a bronze duel against Germany, which had previously failed due to Sweden. Things were repeated, Holdner defeated Emma Eicher, but then Simon and Rast lost Stephen Lutz and Andrea Filzer to the blue course.
And the only biting thing was the shaking of the head, faster than 23-year-old rival and parallel expert Alexander Schmidt, but this time the 13 hundredth was missing.
Switzerland has to do with the fourth place. To the disappointment, particularly to Holdner, there will not be a medal in this World Cup at this time, but there are still chances in the giant slalom on Thursday and the slalom on Saturday.
The final was Scandinavian. Svedes duel for the gold with the best possible team and Norwegian without Henrik Christophersen. And if somehow this curiosity is not over, Cortina will not be Cortina. Sved Christopher Jacobsen became a little too close to his opponent, Sebastian Foss-Solewag, after which he broke his run.
So both of them were initially straightened out to compete for running again. Fosse-Solewag won his run and as teammate Fabian Wilkens Solheim defeated Matias Röngren from Sweden shortly after, Norway are the world champions of the team event.
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