The 2021/2022 season in ski jumping starts with qualifications on Friday. The jumpers will be fighting in Nizhny Tagil in the Asian part of Russia over the next weekend. What will the weather be like at the World Cup? We present the forecast for the next few days.
Ski jumping – the beloved sports discipline of Poles – will be broadcast on TVN, Eurosport 1 and Player.pl. It will be one of the pillars of the winter sports offer of TVN Group Discovery in Poland, the pearl of which is the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
The World Cup starts this Friday. Over the weekend, the jumpers will fight in Nizhny Tagil. The World Cup season will start behind the Urals for the first time. This city is known for its factories, mills and the legendary T-34 tanks. Inhabited by 350,000 people, it lies on the contractual border between Europe and Asia.
What weather is waiting for jumpers and fans in Nizhny Tagil?
Weather during the World Cup competition
On Friday, November 19, during the official training in Nizhny Tagil, the temperature at 2 p.m. will be -1 degrees Celsius. At 8 p.m. the thermometers will show -2 degrees C. Throughout the day of qualifying, light snow may fall, and the wind will blow at a speed of 4-8 meters per second.
On Saturday, the weather forecasters forecast that there will be freezing rain after 5 p.m., when the individual competition will be held. At 2 p.m. the thermometers will show zero degrees, it will also be wet snow. The wind will blow at a speed of 4-8 m / s. At 8 p.m. the temperature will drop to -2 degrees Celsius. Besides, there will be moderate snowfall and the wind speed will reach 4-7 m / s.
Sunday will be marked by snowfall, during the competition it will fall 3-4 centimeters. At 2 p.m. the thermometers will be -3 degrees C, the wind will blow at a speed of 3-6 m / s. At 8 p.m. the thermometers will show -5 degrees C, and the wind will reach 3-7 m / s.
Remember that freezing rain and fresh snow can limit the visibility of ski jumpers.
Schedule of the competition in Nizhny Tagil:
Friday, November 19
12.00 – technical briefing 14.15 – official training 16.30 – qualifications (Eurosport 1, Player.pl)
Saturday, November 20
14.45 – trial series 16.00 – individual competition (TVN, Eurosport 1, Player.pl)
Sunday, November 21
14.30 – qualifications 4.00 p.m. – individual competition (TVN, Eurosport 1, Player.pl)
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