With Lukas Runggaldier (ITA) and Sindre Ure Søtvik (NOR), two more Nordic Combined athletes have decided to hang up their skis this season.
Fast skier Runggaldier (32) competed on the Nordic Combined World Cup since 2010 and started in 97 World Cup events, 13 World Championship competitions and 9 Olympic events. His biggest successes were a seventh place at the Olympics in Sochi 2014, and a fourth place in the team event at the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Falun (SWE). Runggaldier won three Continental Cup events and stood on the World Cup podium once, together with teammate Alessandro Pittin in a Team Sprint event in Seefeld (AUT) in 2011.
27-year-old Sindre Ure Søtvik was a member of the Norwegian B-team and competed in 30 World Cup events. His best result was an eleventh place in Hakuba (JPN) in 2018. He was the winner of four Continental Cup events and took part in the 2012 FIS Junior World Ski Championships in Erzurum (TUR).