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Strong winds postponed giant slalom in Jasná

Plans for Sunday’s slalom competition remain unchanged for now.

Giant slalom postponed to Monday.(Source: Sme )

Strong gusting winds forced organisers to postpone the women’s World Cup giant slalom scheduled to take place at the Jasná ski resort on Saturday, March 5 to Monday, March 7. Slovak skiers Petra Vlhová and Barbara Kantorová are also set to compete in this discipline. The first run was to take place at 10:00 and the second one at 13:00.

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The weather forecast for the highly-anticipated discipline, slalom, is more favourable and it is expected to take place on Sunday as planned. The slalom competition will feature Slovak skiers Velez-Zuzulová, who is second in the current slalom standings, and Vlhová, currently fifth overall.

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