Competition will be reduced for security reasons.
Gentlemen will be left out of the Alpine Skiing World Cup sledding in Levi in November, organizers announced on Wednesday. Only women compete in Levi, and the International Ski Federation (FIS) is planning two slalom races for them.
Male sledges are not seen in Levi because the FIS wants to maintain the safety of participants during a coronavirus pandemic and limit the number of athletes as well as background troops in the Games.
Levin the organizers of the world cup are planning the entry of foreign athletes on the basis of the decision-in-principle of government issued last friday.
The opening of the Levi sledding season is scheduled to take place according to the original schedule on 21-22. November. The FIS will confirm the World Cup competition calendar with changes for next season on October 3rd.
American Mikaela Shiffrin won the previous two Levi slalom races and has won four of the last six races.