Skier Yakimushkin commented on the fall that prevented him from reaching the sprint final at the Russian Championship

Skier Yakimushkin commented on the fall that prevented him from reaching the sprint final at the Russian Championship

russian skier Ivan Yakimushkin after failing to reach the men’s classic sprint final at the Alfa-Bank Russian Ski Championships in Tyumen, he explained what led to his fall in the semi-finals.

Yakimushkin took sixth place in the sprint semis, losing to the race leader Alexander Terentiev 57.54 seconds due to a fall, thus missing the final of the race.

– The track is quite loose, but it happens in good weather. The ski slid more to the right than expected, hit him with a stick and it turned out to be a fall. There was no confrontation there.

– Is it because of the weather?

– Some difficulties due to the fact that the track is soft in good weather, in some places the skis break.

Ski salt didn’t help?

– It helped, but the friability remains, – the correspondent reports the words of Yakimushkin.

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.

Source : MatchTV

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