Kroell leads downhill training as Svindal and Guay sit out

{eot}
The Canadian Press
12/28/2012 8:24:34 AM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

BORMIO, Italy -- Klaus Kroell of Austria was fastest in the second training session Friday for the World Cup downhill on the Stelvio course, while several contenders sat out with various problems.

Kroell clocked 1 minute, 56.13 seconds on a course that was slightly shortened due to weather worries.

Italians Christof Innerhofer, the 2008 winner, and Dominik Paris were second and third -- matching their finishes from the opening training Thursday.

Thursday's leader Adrien Theaux of France was fast on top, then cruised the rest of the way and placed last, 8.94 seconds back in 54th.

Overall World Cup leader Aksel Lund Svindal sat out with a sore throat and world champion Erik Guay rested with a fever. The 2009-10 overall winner Carlo Janka is skipping the race on Saturday to train.

Klaus Kroell (Photo: Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


Canadiens on TSN Radio 690

TSN 690 is home to every Canadiens game, with John Bartlett and Jessica Rusnak providing Habs Reports.


Latest on the Habs


 | Free Agency Tracker
 | DraftCentre

Alouettes on TSN Radio 690

TSN 690 is the home to every Alouettes game, with Rick Moffat providing coverage.


Alouettes Hashmarks | Latest on the Als


@
 | Friday at 7:30pm | (TSN 690)
@
 | L 24-16 | Crompton: 266y | Willy: 200y

Impact on TSN Radio 690

TSN 690 is home to every Impact game with soccer expert Noel Butler providing coverage.


Latest on the Impact


@
 | Saturday at 7pm | (TSN 690)
@
 | W 1-0 | Di Vaio (84')
TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television