Golden finish for the home alpine athletes, France and Japan dominate cross – country relay on the final day of the Virtus World Ski ing Championships

With a total of four double victories in the women's Down syndrome class and two further gold medals for Eva Maria Dünser (women's mental), the Alpine competitions at these championships in Seefeld come to a crowning conclusion from a domestic perspective.

A shower of medals for Austria’s alpine athletes at the World Championships Giant Slalom in Seefeld

Anna - Sophie Friedl was crowned World Champion in the RTL on the first day of the Virtus Ski World Championships in Seefeld and thus leads a strong Austrian Alpine squad. With one gold, two silver and two bronze medals at the Rosshütte, the red - white - red team leads the alpin e medal table. On the cross - country track, it was Poland, Estonia and France to lead the way. After the atmospheric opening with numerous guests of honour on Sunday in the music pavilion, the four - day sports programme started on Monday.

World Championships preparation in the snow, on the school bench and at the university of applied sciences in full swing

When the medals are awarded in the Super G and the Cross-Country Sprint at the Virtus Ski World Championships in six weeks' time, the Austrian squad will certainly have something to say about it. While the athletes were building up and testing their form during snow training and the Austria Cup last weekend, the students at the HTL Spengergasse in Vienna and the students at the FH Kufstein are working tirelessly on their World Championships projects.