Norway national team leader commented on the team's withdrawal from the World Cup race

Klebo about the withdrawal of the Norwegian national team from the race at the KM stage: let the Russians consider us sissies

Norwegian skiers did not participate in the World Cup stage in Finnish Hand, as they think about the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. So the withdrawal of the national team from the start was commented by the leader of the Norwegians Johannes Klebo, whose words are quoted by Dagbladet.

“Let the Russians consider us sissies, it's okay,” said the three-time Olympic champion. Klebo also added that the race was similar to the Russian championship.

The pursuit took place on Sunday 28 November. The Norwegian team withdrew from the competition due to cold weather. The air temperature in Ruka dropped to 22 degrees below zero.

Alexander Bolshunov won the gold. He managed to cover the distance of 15 kilometers in 35 minutes and 23.7 seconds. Second place went to Sergei Ustyugov. He was 0.5 seconds behind the leader. Artem Maltsev closed the top three, losing 0.7 seconds.



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