Ski Jumping - Strong winds force postponement in Zao

The first of two women's ski jumping World Cup events in Zao has been put back a day after strong winds wreaked havoc on the Japanese venue.

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Ski Jumping - Strong winds force postponement in Zao
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Weather conditions have caused problems throughout the meeting in Zao with the official training rounds on Friday forced to be cancelled.

However the competition did start as scheduled a day later but it was halted after 27 of the 33 contestants ended their jumps in the morning.

A restart followed in the afternoon however only four athletes jumped with the first event now to be held on the same day as the second on Sunday.

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