Fluorine scandal – that’s why Norwegian women’s skis were contaminated
Ragnhild Mowinckel has been disqualified from the giant slalom in Sölden. This is due to increased levels of fluorine in the wax. Now it is clear how it happened.
Mowinckel was only allowed to run one race in Sölden.
She was excluded due to high fluoride levels.
France Press agency
Now it is clear how this happened.
Ragnhild Mowinckel was disqualified in Sölden due to shine on her skis.
It is now clear how fluorine got into the Norwegian’s working tools.
She wasn’t responsible.
After being disqualified from the giant slalom in Sölden, she broke down Norwegian Ragnhild Moenkel cries Out of place. The reason for exclusion was increased levels of fluorine in ski wax. A ban has been imposed this season on wax containing fluorine at the Alpine and Nordic Skiing World Cups.
Explanation of border crossing Mowinckel wasn’t having it after the race. “I’m not feeling well. We always follow the regulations. I can’t explain it,” said the 31-year-old. Now, about a week later, the ski association Fis and the manufacturer Head have announced this. The reason for the high values was the piece Of the equipment contaminated with fluorine and was used to prepare the skis, the wax was free of defects and the FIS confirmed this as well.
The chief race director can be quoted as follows in the statement: “We are very happy that together we have found the reason for exceeding the fluorine limit values.” This gives you an important idea of what you need to pay attention to in the future. And Winkel himself was not at all to blame.
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