Munich – The Swiss ski racer Gian-Luca Barandun on the weekend in a paragliding accident. The Association Swiss-Ski announced on Monday. According to the news Agency sda failed the 24-Year-olds on Sunday morning, a landing in Schluein, in the Canton of Graubünden, whereupon he hit the ground and at the scene of the accident died. The Ski Association of the confederates showed a message “deeply disturbed and shaken” and said the relatives of the racer expressed his condolences.

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Barandun was a member of the Swiss A-squad and was considered one of the hopefuls in the Speed disciplines. In the world Cup, he drove six times in the points ranking, including the ninth, the combination of Bormio in December 2017 and 15. the rich tradition of the Lauberhorn downhill from Wengen in January of this year.