Russian skier Sergei Ustyugov expressed satisfaction with the victory in the skiathlon at the world Championships in ski sports, held in the Finnish Lahti. His words on Saturday, February 25, leads TASS.
“Very happy to win, we did it today. I understand that Martin Sundby will play with me, will run away. But I also made a breakthrough. Saw that he fell, then I realized that you need to take your chances and pushed through,” said Ustyugov.
Earlier on February 25 Ustyugov won the skiathlon at the world Cup. He overcame a 30-kilometer distance in 1 hour 9 minutes, 16.7 seconds. Second and third place went to Norwegians Martin jonsrud Sundby (+6.7 seconds) and Finn Haugen Krog (+31.8 per second), respectively. This is a world Cup gold was the first in the career of 24-year-old Russian.
February 23 Ustyugov won the silver medal in the sprint. The competitions in Lahti will run until March 5.