Saturday’s third and ultimate coaching session needed to be canceled due to excessive wind.
The world’s finest skiers solely noticed The Rock course up shut for the primary time on Thursday.
On the prime of the course, the wind was whipping at 30 mph, with gusts as much as 40 mph, when the race was initially scheduled to start at 11 am Beijing time.
Australia’s first-ever Olympic combined doubles curling group has pulled out of the Beijing Video games after Tahli Gill returned a collection of optimistic COVID-19 exams.
The Australian Olympic Committee stated it was making an attempt to make preparations to have Gill and Dean Hewitt fly dwelling slightly than having Gill stay in an isolation lodge. They may miss their ultimate two video games and end 0-7 in spherical robin play.
Gill associated COVID-19 previous to the video games. Ongoing testing alternated between unfavourable and optimistic. She had been allowed to compete underneath the shut contact preparations after discussions with the IOC and video games organizers.
Makes an attempt to return Gill to competitors had been rebuffed by the IOC and well being authorities, Australian Olympic group head Geoff Lipshut stated.
“We made the case that Tahli was on the finish of the an infection cycle however additional optimistic outcomes early this morning ended our hopes. Somewhat than stay in isolation, we now have the choice of returning Tahli and Dean dwelling,” Lipshut stated.