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High winds delay Olympic men’s downhill

Alpine Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 1

PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: Stefan Hadalin of Slovenia makes a run during the Men’s Downhill 3rd Training on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Jeongseon Alpine Centre on February 10, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Wind gusts up 72 kilometers per hour (45 miles per hour) have delayed the men’s downhill, the opening Alpine skiing event of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

The event, which was scheduled for Saturday night, will take place at a future date to be determined. Check back for updates.

Austria’s Matthias Mayer is hoping to become the first man to successfully defend an Olympic downhill gold medal.

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