Yakimushkin admitted that during the skiathlon in the Czech Republic he hoped for a faster change of shoes

Winner of bronze in the skiathlon at the Alfa-Bank Russian cross-country championship Ivan Yakimushkin On , he confessed that during the race he relied on a faster shoe change.

The race took place on Sunday in Tyumen. Yakimushkin lost to the winner Alexander Bolshunov 29.4 seconds. Bolshunov, who won the gold, covered the distance in 1 hour 11 minutes 0.2 seconds. Ustyugov (+5.3 seconds) took second place.

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“I was probably hoping for a quicker change of shoes. Always get closer to Sergei’s group [Устюгова] and Alexandra [Большунова], because, it seems to me, their rhythm could be kept. Moments between us 5-7 seconds. Like here and there. And then we fell behind again,” Yakimushkin said on .

The Russian cross-country skiing championship will end on March 26.

Watch the live broadcast of the women’s 10 km time trial on the federal channel and the Match! Arena!” on Tuesday at 8:40 a.m. Moscow time, a similar race for men can be viewed on the same channels on the same day at 10:20 a.m. Moscow time. You can also watch the broadcasts on the sites matchtv.ru and sportbox.ru.

Source : MatchTV

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