Olympic champion skiing until January, out with ankle fracture

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Olympisch kampioene skiën is tot januari out met enkelbreuk

The Italian ski professionals Sofia Goggia, who this year in Pyeongchang olympic champion in the downhill, during a fall at training her right ankle broken. She is to start January out, announced the Italian skifederatie (Fisi).

The ski professionals of Bergamo must be four to five weeks the plaster before with a splint on her return in January to prepare. “I’m very disappointed”, responded Goggia. “By accident, I will set my goals need adjusting.” The world cup in Sweden, the first major event of the year, is, in fact, already in February. “Fortunately, it is a ‘nice break’, so I’ll just bone the time to give to heal.”

The ski world Cup starts in late October with the giant slalom in the Austrian Sölden. Goggia discontinued the general overall classification of the world Cup last season as the fourth. In 2017 she was third in the final standings. Won last year Goggia – apart from her olympic title, also the Wereldbekertrofee in the descent. It has five Wereldbekerzeges on her achievements.