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There was an incident on a snow slope in Sochi
There was an incident on a snow slope in Sochi
<p>GENICHESK. TAVRIA. Sochi is now hosting the Spartakiada, a sports competition in various sports. Today's ski race turned into a tragedy. This is reported by <a href="https://www.gazeta.ru/sport/2024/03/08/18391489.shtml?updated">Gazeta.ru</a>.</p> <blockquote> <p>"A 10-kilometer mass start among girls was scheduled for March 8, but the weather conditions were clearly not favorable for the race on the most difficult track in Sochi. Especially a race with a general start, where several dozen athletes go to the track at the same time," the article says.</p> </blockquote> <p>The athletes complained that visibility was almost zero due to fog. The track was also unprepared because the snow removal equipment could not cope with the snowfall. On the contrary, everything was covered with ice. Despite this, the girls were allowed to start.</p> <p>The tragedy occurred on a dangerous slope where the athletes accelerated their speed to several kilometers per hour. The girls were falling, knocking each other down, it was impossible to avoid falling because of the specifics of the slope.<br />Eyewitnesses informed that they heard screams from the slope. Many suffered serious injuries. As a result, nine sportswomen were taken to hospital.</p>
<p>GENICHESK. TAVRIA. Sochi is now hosting the Spartakiada, a sports competition in various sports. Today's ski race turned into a tragedy. This is reported by <a href="https://www.gazeta.ru/sport/2024/03/08/18391489.shtml?updated">Gazeta.ru</a>.</p> <blockquote> <p>"A 10-kilometer mass start among girls was scheduled for March 8, but the weather conditions were clearly not favorable for the race on the most difficult track in Sochi. Especially a race with a general start, where several dozen athletes go to the track at the same time," the article says.</p> </blockquote> <p>The athletes complained that visibility was almost zero due to fog. The track was also unprepared because the snow removal equipment could not cope with the snowfall. On the contrary, everything was covered with ice. Despite this, the girls were allowed to start.</p> <p>The tragedy occurred on a dangerous slope where the athletes accelerated their speed to several kilometers per hour. The girls were falling, knocking each other down, it was impossible to avoid falling because of the specifics of the slope.<br />Eyewitnesses informed that they heard screams from the slope. Many suffered serious injuries. As a result, nine sportswomen were taken to hospital.</p>
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There was an incident on a snow slope in Sochi

There was an incident on a snow slope in Sochi

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GENICHESK. TAVRIA. Sochi is now hosting the Spartakiada, a sports competition in various sports. Today's ski race turned into a tragedy. This is reported by Gazeta.ru.

"A 10-kilometer mass start among girls was scheduled for March 8, but the weather conditions were clearly not favorable for the race on the most difficult track in Sochi. Especially a race with a general start, where several dozen athletes go to the track at the same time," the article says.

The athletes complained that visibility was almost zero due to fog. The track was also unprepared because the snow removal equipment could not cope with the snowfall. On the contrary, everything was covered with ice. Despite this, the girls were allowed to start.

The tragedy occurred on a dangerous slope where the athletes accelerated their speed to several kilometers per hour. The girls were falling, knocking each other down, it was impossible to avoid falling because of the specifics of the slope.
Eyewitnesses informed that they heard screams from the slope. Many suffered serious injuries. As a result, nine sportswomen were taken to hospital.


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