Mikaela Shiffrin will not start in the World Series

The American skier wants to focus on spinning disciplines.

5. Feb 2019 at 22:27 TASR

ARE. American skier Mikaela Shiffrin misses the world championship in Arend, Sweden, in addition to the Alpine Skiing and Alpine Combination.

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She announced it on Tuesday night, hours after winning the super-G gold at the start of the championship.

23-year-old Shiffrin will concentrate on spinning disciplines next week. In giant slalom (February 14) he will defend silver, in slalom (February 16) the most precious medal.

"I had pingpong in my head, I was still returning to this question. But with the team, we finally decided to compete in the Alpine combination would be too much on these MS.

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The season has already overcome my craziest dreams and is not over yet. The hardest is to find a balance between my desire to ski as much as possible with both physical and psychological forces. My energy now has to concentrate on slalom and giant slalom, "wrote the American on social networks.

In Friday's combination (11.00 am, 16.15 slalom), one of the most serious adherents on the podium has fallen. Slovak representative Petra Vlhová will start.

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