Abigail Vieira

BROKE NEW GROUND: Team TTO alpine skier Abigail Vieira at the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics in Lausanne, Switzerland.

It is the first time Team TTO was represented at the Games. --Photo

courtesy Olympic Federation Services

TEAM TTO’s alpine skier Abigail Vieira placed 42nd in the Women’s Super-G event as she sped off her campaign at the Lausanne 2020 Youth Winter Olympic Games at the Les Diablerets Alpine Centre, Switzerland, yesterday

After the Games officially opened Thursday, Vieira, TTO’s first-ever representative at a youth winter games, was timed in 1:02.58 to place 42nd of the 59 athletes competing in the event.

The event was won by hometown girl, Swiss Amelie Klopfenstein, in 56.27 seconds with France’s Caitlin Mc Farlane taking silver in :56.35 while Israel’s Noa Szollos copped bronze in :56.36.

Today, Vieira lines up in the Slalom to complete the Women’s Combined Alpine (Super G & Slalom) event before she completes her Lausanne campaign with a dash in the Grand Slalom, tomorrow.


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