Allergies, fatigue take Aksel Lund Svindal out of Sochi Olympics | OlympicTalk

Allergies, fatigue take Aksel Lund Svindal out of Sochi Olympics | OlympicTalk.

Norwegian Alpine skiing star Aksel Lund Svindal has pulled out from the remainder of the Sochi Olympics due to allergies and fatigue according to Team Norway coach Havard Tjorhom.

Tjorhom told the Associated Press that Svindal, a three-time medalist at Vancouver four years ago, had reached “the point of no return” and so, he will not race in the men’s giant slalom on Wednesday.

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