Dangerous snow, no downhill: Sofia Goggia hopes for Sunday

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Saturday’s race in Crans Montana canceled after two hours of postponements: downhill moved to Sunday, slope permitting

After two hours of postponements, the World Cup downhill race scheduled for Saturday in Crans Montana, Switzerland, has been permanently canceled. The snow was deemed too soft and dangerous by the organizers, who were also convinced by the fall of the forerunner before the start of the race.

At 1 p.m., the jury led by Peter Gerdol decided to cancel the race due to the dangerous nature of the surface, which had been made slippery by the high temperatures. As a result, the downhill has been moved to Sunday, assuming the slope conditions are more favorable. In that case, the planned super-G will be cancelled.

Sofia Goggia, hunting for redemption after a disappointing World Cup, had fallen on Friday during practice. Also competing with her are the Italian nationals Federica Brignone, Marta Bassino, Elena Curtoni and Laura Pirovano.

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