Wind forces cancellations in Lahti

Fri, 02 Mar 23:58:00 2012

Strong winds in Lahti forced the cancellation of both the training and qualification sessions at the World Cup ski jumping event.

SWITZERLAND, Engelberg : Germany's Richard Freitag soars through the air during the qualification jump at the ski jumping FIS World Cup competition on December 17, 2011 in Engelberg. - 0

Several jumps were postponed at the meeting in Finland before event organisers decided to call off the action at 17:00 local time.

A decision about the new schedule will now be made at a team captain's meeting on Saturday afternoon.

The Team HS 130 is scheduled for 16:45 local time on Saturday, with the individual jump penned in for 11am on Sunday.

Norway's Anders Bardal currently leads the overall standings, ahead of Austrian pair Gregor Schlierenzauer and Andreas Kofler.


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