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Walchhofer fastest in WCup downhill training

Walchhofer fastest in WCup downhill training

Austrian skier Michael Walchhofer was marginally quicker than Canada's Erik Guay in a World Cup downhill training run at Chamonix on Friday.
Walchhofer clocked 2 minutes, 2.65 seconds down the 3.37-kilometer (2.09-mile) La Verte course in the French Alps, with Guay just .01 seconds behind.
Austria's Klaus Kroell _ quickest in Thursday's training _ was third fastest and .25 seconds behind Walchhofer.
Didier Cuche of Switzerland, who won the downhill on the Streif course at Kitzbuehel last weekend, was .41 seconds adrift in fourth.
Cuche leads the World Cup downhill standings with 279 points, but Walchhofer is only 10 points behind in third.


Updated : 2021-07-30 12:37 GMT+08:00