Wendy Holdener has to interrupt her preparation for the upcoming season. The two-time alpine combined world champion fell on Friday during a slalom training in Saas-Fee and suffered a non-displaced fracture of the right fibula.

This was revealed by the results of extensive examinations carried out at the Balgrist University Clinic in Zurich.

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“Although surgery is not imperative, the time required for healing could compromise Wendy Holdener’s participation in the World Cup opener in Soelden in mid-October,” says Walter O. Frey, Swiss-Ski’s Chief Medical Officer.

Release courtesy of of Swiss Ski.

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