Russian ski team head coach Borodavko says his squad’s preparation for the season is “on target”

Head coach of the Russian national cross-country team Yuri Borodavko told “” that the preparation of the athletes in his group for the season is proceeding in normal mode and “according to the set objectives”.

Yuri Borodavko’s group organizes a training camp in Kislovodsk. It was previously planned for Borodavko’s group to organize the first off-season training camp in Crimea, but then it was transferred to Kislovodsk. Collection will end on May 30.

– The preparation for the season is going well, according to the objectives set. For this period, the development of aerobic qualities and strength, general strength is important. That is, until we do special, only general work. Lots of work on the bike. Much emphasis is placed on strength and aerobic qualities.

– Denis Spitsov was due to arrive at training camp later. Has he already started working?

– Yes. Spitsov arrived at training camp on May 18 and is training with everyone. All skiers in the group train according to the current state. It’s clear that many of the qualities that were developed last season have now fallen away, namely stamina and strength. We are working on developing these basic qualities,” Borodavko told .

The Borodavko group, in addition to Spitsov, includes Olympic champions Alexander Bolshunov, Natalia Nepryaeva and Alexei Chervotkin, as well as Nikita Denisov, Artem Maltsev, Alexander Terentiev, Ivan Yakimushkin, Maria Istomina and Daria Nepryaeva.

Source : MatchTV

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