After the world championships in Schladming, the world cup continues in Garmisch with a downhill and a giant slalom. Due to a lot of snowfall during the training days as well as thick fog in the upper leg, it was impossible to train on the whole distance. Thus early on the racing day, a training run had to take place on the upper leg so that the race could start from the planned starting point (FIS reglementation).
The World Championships in Schladming/AUT (Alpine) and Nove Mesto na Morave/CZ (Biathlon) are over, now the Nordic contests start in Val die Fiemme/ITA. TOKO’s racing service team is always on the spot. Here you can read the résumé of the Biathlon World Championships. The hosts managed a very well organised and impressive event.
As for the facts: the strongest nation were the Norwegians with their stars Tora Berger, Emil Hegle Svendsen and Tarjey Boe. They easily lead the medal count with 8x gold, 2x silver and 1x bronze.