Egor Sorin hopes Korostelev will compete for top three in Kyrgyz Republic skiathlon

Egor Sorin hopes Korostelev will compete for top three in Kyrgyz Republic skiathlon

Senior coach of the Russian cross-country ski team Egor Sorine during a conversation with , he expressed hope that Savely Korostelev will compete for the top three skiathlon medalists at the fifth stage of the Alfa-Bank Russian Cup.

On Saturday, Korostelev finished fourth in the classic sprint, losing 6.05 seconds to winner Alexander Bolshunov. On Sunday, the athletes will start the 20-kilometer skiathlon.

— Based on the results of the men’s sprint, what can you say? Savely Korostelev fourth. He was probably expected to be in the top three.

“Everything is predictable with the guys.” As for Savely, we had a tactic to try to fight on equal terms with Bolshunov and see how long he would last. He spent a lot in the semi-final, we agree with him that this stage also needs to be worked as much as possible. Saveliy was not enough for the final. But it doesn’t matter, fourth place in the classic sprint in such a fight, where everyone is giving their all, is a very good result for him. I hope that tomorrow he will also compete for the top three in the skiathlon,” Sorin told .

Watch the live broadcast of the men’s skiathlon on Sunday from 12:25 Moscow time on and Match! Arena”, as well as the sites matchtv.ru and sportbox.ru.

Source : MatchTV

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