Gorazd Bertoncelj, trainer of the Slovenian national team in ski jumping, said that Peter Prevca would miss Peter's team during the first season. The absence of the winner of the 2016 general classification is caused by an injury.
After the end of the previous season, in which Prevc took only 15th place in the overall standings, the weakest in six years, the Kranj jumper suffered an ankle operation. However, he quickly returned to the exercises, but the injury was renewed, which in recent weeks continued rehabilitation. – You are now training normally, but your heels are not yet at the correct level. This is understandable, because I feel pain in my ankle all the time, "said Bertoncelj.
The Prevca of 26 years will disappear in the contest that opens the new season on November 17 and 18. Adam Małysz in Wisła. Slovene is more likely to only start a month later in Engelberg, the last competition before the 4-Hills tournament.
Prevc is the winner of the 2016 World Cup. The same year he won the world championship for skiing. In the 2014 Olympic Games, he won a silver and bronze medal. However, the last season was not successful. In the World Cup qualification he was only 15 years old, and during the games in Pjongchang he was 12 and 10.