Snow control passed - curtain up for the 54th Saslong Classic on December 17 and 18
One and a half weeks before the first downhill training, the traditional FIS snow control took place on the Saslong on Saturday. After this routine procedure, the International Ski Federation confirmed the World Cup races in Val Gardena/Gröden. The program includes a training run each on Wednesday, December 15 and Thursday, December 16. The Super-G, on the other hand, will take place on Friday, December 17, while one of Italy's biggest winter sports events will conclude with the Downhill on Saturday, December 18.
This means that nothing stands in the way of the South Tyrolean World Cup classics on the last weekend before Christmas. All training sessions and the two races will start at 11:45 a.m. each day. Tickets for the 54th Saslong Classic are still available. Tickets must be reserved, or purchased, online at the official website www.saslong.org.
Due to the current situation in the midst of the Corona pandemic, increased security regulations are also in effect in Val Gardena/Gröden to protect athletes, staff and spectators. Only fans who can provide proof of 2G and who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 or have recovered from it will be admitted. Furthermore, the wearing of a protective respiratory mask is mandatory In the entire spectator area, and there are no hospitality areas.