Czechs win team event

Eurosport - Sun, 14 Mar 13:34:00 2010

The Czech Republic took gold in the parallel team skiing event in Garmisch-Partenkirschen.

Alpin Skiing 2009/10 Garmisch Partenkirchen Sarka Zahrobska - 0

Ondrej Bank, Sarka Zahrobska (pictured), Lucie Hrstkova and Krystof Kryzl progressed to the final in the one-on-one knockout team tournament, where they beat the Swiss to take the gold.

Austria beat Croatia in the race-off for the bronze, securing their place at the top of the overall Nations Cup standings for the season.

The format is a new invention, but won praise from German skier Felix Neureuther.

"The competition is definitely much better than it used to be."


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