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Former world and Olympic ski champion Janka to retire

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Carlo Janka, Switzerland’s former giant slalom world champion and Olympic champion from 2010, will retire from skiing after home downhill races in Wengen this weekend, he said Thursday. The 35-year-old Janka has struggled for fitness in recent seasons, mainly with back problems, and has not raced since March 2021 when he finished 24th in a Saalbach-Hinterglemm downhill. Janka took his world title in 2009 and doubled his Olympic gold in Vancouver with the overall World Cup title a year later. He remains the last Swiss to take the overall crown but compatriot Marco Odermatt is well placed to emu…

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