The competition will restart at 12:30 p.m. The trial run had already been canceled after Alessandro Pittin fell. It then threw the Italian in the competition, followed immediately by the Japanese Akito Watabe. The reason was stopping fresh snow in the landing area.
Johannes Lamparter stopped before each game, the Tyrolean had come into the team instead of Franz-Josef Rehrl, who was third in the individual and was suffering from an infection. The Tyrolean Annalena Slamik was in the first group and thus crossed the Bakken twice with skis specially prepared for the ice track. The Austrian team is completed by Lisa Hirner from Styria and Stefan Rettenegger from Salzburg. The cross-country skiing with 2.5 km for women and 5 km for men is scheduled for 3 p.m.
Rehrl had to pass in the morning after receiving his medal and celebrating the night before: “I caught a flu infection, I’m not doing anything. I’ll keep my fingers crossed for my teammates,” reported the 29-year-old the sickbed. “It can go that fast in top-class sport, but it’s no use anyway.”