Alpine skiing-Switzerland's Feuz poised for Kitzbuehel glory

23/1/2022 4:58:00 PM

Alpine skiing-Switzerland's Feuz poised for Kitzbuehel glory

Alpine skiing-Switzerland's Feuz poised for Kitzbuehel glory

Switzerland's Beat Feuz was on course for victory in the men's downhill at Kitzbuehel on Sunday after taking a strong lead with a time of 1:56.68 after the top contenders had completed their runs.The Swiss were set for a one-two in the final downhill before the Beijing Winter Olympics with overall World C

Switzerland's Beat Feuz was on course for victory in the men's downhill at Kitzbuehel on Sunday after taking a strong lead with a time of 1:56.68 after the top contenders had completed their runs.The Swiss were set for a one-two in the final downhill before the Beijing Winter Olympics with overall World Cup leader Marco Odermatt in second place, 0.21 seconds behind Feuz.

Austria, who failed to make the podium in Friday's first downhill at the country's marquee event, were set for a third- place finish through Daniel Hemetsberger.Feuz won both downhill races at Kitzbuehel last year but has been without a victory this season.

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68 after the top contenders had completed their runs. The Swiss were set for a one-two in the final downhill before the Beijing Winter Olympics with overall World Cup leader Marco Odermatt in second place, 0.21 seconds behind Feuz. "When I saw the snow coming towards me and the wind bending the poles and sheets, I got worried. Austria, who failed to make the podium in Friday's first downhill at the country's marquee event, were set for a third- place finish through Daniel Hemetsberger. Feuz won both downhill races at Kitzbuehel last year but has been without a victory this season. Goggia also lost the lead in the super-G World Cup rankings to another Italian, Federica Brignone, who took fourth place.

Norway's Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won Friday's opening downhill.reuters. The Winter Games begin in China on Feb. 4. (Reporting by Simon Evans, editing by Ed Osmond) Source: Reuters .20 seconds behind Goggia, while Ledecka claimed her first podium of the season, finishing 0.