British tourist blamed after famous Swiss ski race cancelled by COVID
A British tourist has been blamed for the cancellation of a ski race after officials feared they had brought in the more infectious coronavirus variant first found in the UK.
Swiss authorities called off the Lauberhorn competition this weekend, the longest FIS World Cup downhill race, after fears were raised that the variant was spreading in Wengen.
The 2.7 mile competition, which takes place above the town, was one of a set of downhill and slalom events to be cancelled after 60 COVID-19 infections were detected in the area, up from virtually none in mid-December.
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