“Bolshunov was picking up the skis for the final descent. It’s a pity that Ustyugov fell and we lost the plot” — Borodavko on the results of the skiathlon in the Czech Republic

Head coach of the Russian national cross-country team Yuri Borodavko on the air of “” regretted that Sergei Ustyugov due to a fall in the decisive segment, he could not compete with the three-time Olympic champion Alexander Bolshunov in the skiathlon at the Alfa-Bank Russian Championship in Tyumen.

The start took place on Sunday in Tyumen. Race winner Bolshunov covered the distance in 1 hour 11 minutes 0.2 seconds. Ustyugov (+5.3 seconds) took second place. Third was Ivan Yakimushkin (+29.4). Ustyugov fell in one of the corners, about a mile and a half from the finish line.

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– Ustyugov unsuccessfully put his foot down, slipped and lost his balance. And Bolshunov seized the moment. We all expected a serious fight at the finish line. Alexander selected skis for the final descent. We can only guess how the fight at the finish line would have gone if Sergey hadn’t fallen. They are two strong athletes. It is a pity that we lost such a plot,” Borodavko said on .

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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