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Olympic ticker – winter weather creates difficult conditions

Ironically, on Sunday, of all things, a winter onset caused new criticism of the Beijing location. Although it finally snowed, it brought typical northern Chinese conditions with ice-cold wind, and fog in some areas. Since the cross-country course also involves some relatively high altitudes, the conditions were tough for the athletes. Some events were even postponed until Monday due to the snowfall. This also includes the qualification in ski freestyle, where Eileen Gu is to compete again. First, too little snow, now suddenly too much.

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