Biathlete Kornev: “Supersprint is not my favorite race, but I wanted to get out of my comfort zone”

Biathlete Kornev: “Supersprint is not my favorite race, but I wanted to get out of my comfort zone”

Biathlete Alexander Kornev said he doesn’t like to compete in super sprints, but on Thursday he wanted to try something new and get out of his comfort zone.

Kornev became third in the men’s super sprint final at the Russian Championships in Tchaikovsky on Thursday. Second place went to Eduard Latypov, Alexander Bektuganov won the race.

— The Supersprint is not your favorite race?

– Yes, to be honest, it’s true. Today I wanted to try something new, to get out of my comfort zone and, thanks to that, to give myself an impetus to continue running. I think I succeeded.

— Little time has passed since the Commonwealth Cup stage in Minsk. Is it possible to miss the biathlon during this period?

“I think we can’t get tired of biathlon. It’s our hobby, it’s our life. We enjoy every race we organize. The main thing is that it does not harm your health. The weather is nice here today, so we are happy that the starts took place.

— Did you manage to recover after Minsk?

– Yes. I went home for the night and there I recovered as quickly as possible, ”reports the correspondent of , reporting Kornev’s words.

On Friday, team races will take place at the Russian Championship. Watch the live broadcast of the women’s start from 8:35 a.m. (Moscow time) on and Match! Arena”, men – from 11:35 a.m. You can also follow the competitions on the matchtv.ru and sportbox.ru websites.

Source : MatchTV

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