Slovak skier Petra Vlhová set out for Beijing, Olympic, on Sunday afternoon.
Photo: SOŠV / ANDREJ GALICA
Petra Vlhová before leaving for Beijing.
Members of her implementation team, including her brother Boris and coach Mauro Pini, also traveled with her.
As stated by the web olympic.skSlovak Athlete from 2019 to 2021 moved to China after a short stay in Slovakia.
First she had an air transfer from Vienna to Doha, after a short stopover and another flight to Beijing.
In the Chinese capital, after almost 16 hours of travel, there will be local afternoon time on Monday afternoon, before 8 o’clock in the Slovak Republic.
Subsequently, after the arrival procedure and PCR test, she will be transferred to the Olympic Village in Yenching for about an hour, where alpine skiers will have their competitions.
Petra Vlhová and her team took about one ton of material to China. In addition to skis, poles, ski boots, overalls and clothes, there are also various waxes and other necessary things for training and competitions. They have also sent some items for training, including slalom poles.
The moisture program in Beijing
- Huge Slalom – February 7 (3.15 – 6.45)
- Slalom – February 9 (3.15 – 6.45)
- Super G – February 11 (4.00)
- Congress – February 15 (4.00)
- Combination – February 17 (3.30 – 7.00)
The already winner of the World Cup 2021/2022 in slalom will present herself at her third Winter Olympics after Sochi 2014 and Pyongyang 2018.
While in Sochi 2014 she only gained experience and in Pyongyang 2018 as a member of the wider world leader she did not know enough to sell them enough, now as a six-time world champion she is expected to benefit from training in muscle, technique and head.
“Petra has the mental advantage that she already has more experience. She already knows what awaits her. I believe that she will be able to cope with everything that comes and it will be beneficial for her.
We will have six days to train in China, which should be enough. Petra can already adapt quickly to the conditions, “Boris Vlha told the Slovak Skiing Association before leaving for the 2022 Olympic Games.