Cresta Run: Women allowed to race iconic track in Switzerland

A woman races down the Cresta Run in the early part of the 20th Century

Women will be allowed to race down the iconic Cresta Run toboggan track in Switzerland this season after an 89-year ban was overturned.

They had been allowed to race on equal terms with men until the 1920s when it was deemed medically dangerous.

However at a St Moritz Tobogganing Club meeting members voted by a two-thirds majority to allow women to ride the Cresta Run again and become members.  More

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