Tuesday 29 December 2020
The sports day
German tour hope Geiger: "Glad to start at all"
Ski flying world champion Karl Geiger see it after his corona quarantine as a privilege in which Four Hills Tournament to be allowed to go to the start. "It's just a difficult time. We can be happy that we can even start. If you have to sit out with a positive test result, you have to accept it, "said Geiger of the" FAZ ". The 27-year-old Allgäu tested positive immediately after his flight world championship title and then had to isolate himself for ten days He can now return to the tour: Before the start in his home town of Oberstdorf today (4.30 p.m. / ZDF and Eurosport), Geiger will be keeping his buddy Markus Eisenbichler for a very hot candidate for the overall victory. "I absolutely and 100 percent trust him to win the tour. He is extremely good shape. He's very good at the hills. He is hot, he is in good shape, everything is in there, "said Geiger. He himself had" a somewhat less favorable position "after his infection and quarantine.
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