Ustyugov: “I will tie and the Khanty will be excluded from Russian ski races. Sad story”

Ustyugov: “I will tie and the Khanty will be excluded from Russian ski races.  Sad story”

Olympic cross-country skiing champion Sergei Ustyugov after winning the classic sprint at the Russian Championships, he said he was depressed by the situation for professional skiing in Khanty-Mansiysk.

Ustyugov on Saturday in Tyumen won gold in the sprint, overcoming a distance of 1.7 km in 4 minutes 4.24 seconds. Silver went to Alexander Terentiev (+3.47), bronze to Alexander Bolshunov (+4.56).

– As you noticed, today I was the only one from the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug in the prologue. It’s sad that this is happening. Someone to run. I will stop and the Khanty will be excluded from Russian ski races. Although until recently they won relay races with the composition of Dementiev – Ustyugov – Legkov – Turyshev. Now we are passed on a circle and make a gesture of goodwill, not abandoning the race. Sad story, I was left alone.

— Team sprint?

– I don’t plan to run team races. There are a lot of guys, let them get some experience, I’ll focus on the personal starts. None of the coaches of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug know about it yet, have not told them, ”reports the correspondent of , according to the words of Ustyugov.

shows Alfa-Bank Russian Ski Championship (March 18-26, Tyumen region). Watch live broadcasts of the tournament on the federal channel and thematic channels of the holding, as well as on the sites matchtv.ru and sportbox.ru.

Read the full version of Ustyugov’s interview soon on !

Source : MatchTV

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