Monday in the sun, Switzerland in bronze

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On Mondays in the sun, skiers and skiers prefer to spend it fighting for medals than lying in the broom or walking in the forest. They are served this February 15 in Cortina d’Ampezzo, where the break day of the World Championships has become an alpine combined festival following postponements from last week.

The program is insane at the Olympia delle Tofane, where the super-Gs and women’s and men’s slaloms must follow one another. And the expectations, in the Swiss camp, are immense. On the women’s side are the two-time world title holder Wendy Holdener and Olympic champion Michelle Gisin. On the men’s side, Loïc Meillard was not afraid to announce “a beautiful duel” with the French ultra-favorite Alexis Pinturault while Luca Aerni, world champion in 2017, seems in the shape of his life …