Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone first alpine skiing event

Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone first alpine skiing event
Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone first alpine skiing event
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Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone first alpine skiing event

Chief race director Markus Waldner had flagged the possibility of postponing the downhill as early as Wednesday and contingency plans had been drawn up for an emergency meeting of the race committee to consider.

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Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone first alpine skiing event
Winter Olympics 2018: Strong winds postpone first alpine skiing event

Disruption to the Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics is not unusual and it is a rare Games where some re-jigging of the schedule is not necessary.

The Olympic men’s downhill was postponed until Thursday because of high winds at the Jeongseon venue on Sunday, leaving organizers wrestling with a scheduling headache from the start of the Alpine skiing program.

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