the world cup-favorite Marcel Hirscher (29) will start in today's storslalåmrenn in the alpine ski world CHAMPIONSHIPS. It confirms a spokesperson of Heute and other austrian push.
the Whole skinasjonen Austria holding my breath before the current flows. Historically they are referred to as giants in the alpintbakken, but so far in the world cup are the nation with only silver and two bronze. It gives the space number seven in the list of best nation. Today, expect the entire country of gold - and all the responsibility rests on the Hirschers shoulders.
In the last world cup in St. Moritz 2017 - was Austria's best world cup nation with three gold, four silver and two bronze. Hirscher took two gold and one silver two years ago, but in the prelude to the current flows, there have been dark clouds over the austrian hope.
There has been intense speculation surrounding the Hirschers form the last few days. Some have also wondered whether he was able to set to start.
- Marcel is a little bit better. We are cautious optimists, but of course he has not their full potential today, " says spokesperson Stefan Illek.
no Matter: He will start. the
Superstjerna has start number five, in which the Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen is the first out of all. 1. game starts at 14.15, while the 2. place run from 17.45.FAVORITE: Marcel Hirscher before the current flows. Photo: NTB Scanpix Show more Fresh enough?
Hirscher has fought against førkjølelse and sore throat the last few days. He has hardly been to see in the world cup city of Oar before the current flows. A powerful flu, some believe.
- Sore throat, earache, colds, muscle pain, but I'm trying everything, " said Marcel Hirscher to the Kronen Zeitung newspaper before the current flows.
the Same newspaper ask themselves the question:
"Is the Hirscher healthy enough to take gold?"
Henrik Kristoffersen is, however, not in doubt.
- It (the disease) has nothing to say, believe Henrik Kristoffersen.Superstjerna critical. And now it shall become even worse English duel
Marcel Hirscher in Åre in order to defend both the world CHAMPIONSHIP gold in the giant slalom and slalom from St. Moritz two years ago. Kristoffersen has had a lot of tough duels against Hirscher in the last few seasons. In the winter have all gone in Hirschers favor.
- I've not done anything with what he's doing. I was just trying to think of what I can do something with, and what I need to do to be better. But I'm 24 years old and has 51 special stage podiums and 16 verdenscupseiere. There are not many at the same age who have had the same results. But he (Hirscher) is very good, it is he, " says Kristoffersen of the NTB.
He does not think the disease affects Hirscher in the current flows:
- It does not have any significance for race. He drops given the same treatment and not as much together with the sponsors, I can understand. But some of major importance for the race, it has not, " says the Norwegian to the NTB.
Marcel Hirscher is alpintsportens gullgrossist. He stands with solid 68 victories in the world cup IN the world cup he stands with six gold (two slalom, one in giant slalom, one combination, two from the team competition). In the OLYMPICS he has two - both from Pyeongchang 2018 (giant slalom and combination). Hirscher has won the overall world cup title the eight last years.
the giant slalom in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS starts at. 14.15.One year after the OLYMPICS: - Stands as a ghost town