LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Fog on the Silvano Beltrametti piste in Lenzerheide delayed both the men's and women's downhills at the World Cup finals on Wednesday.
The men's downhill scheduled for 0930 local time (3:30 a.m. ET) was twice put off in the hope of better visibility while the women's downhill, due to take place at 5 a.m. ET on the same piste, was automatically postponed as a result.
The cancellation of the men's event would give Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal the downhill World Cup title but hamper his chances of challenging Austria's Marcel Hirscher in the overall standings.
In the women's downhill World Cup, injured Lindsey Vonn leads Slovenia's Tina Maze by one point in the standings.
(Reporting by Patrick Lang; Editing By Alison Wildey)
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