Kornev said that when the mass start arrived at Tchaikovsky, he referred to Johannes Boe

Kornev said that when the mass start arrived at Tchaikovsky, he referred to Johannes Boe

Russian national team biathlete Alexander Kornev said he celebrated his victory in the grand mass start of the Alfa-Bank Russian Championship in Tchaikovsky like a five-time Olympic champion Johannes Boé .

Kornev won the mass start on Sunday with two penalties in four shooting ranges. Before the finish line, he got down on his knees and turned toward the stands.

— You celebrated your victory in a very unusual way, was that a message?

— Dima Zanin often talks about Johannes Boe, so I referred to Boe. I just wanted to do something interesting at the finish line.

— Did you realize you were the first?

“I don’t realize it yet, probably because everything is frozen, including my brain. But I am very happy to have won this race.

— Do you feel that you have become more mature compared to last year?

“I feel that, compared to last year, I have become more able to manage my emotions and I have become more reasonable.” All our great team, coaching staff and department, regional, personal and first coaches, family, friends and girlfriend helped me.

— They say that you listen a lot to Eduard Latypov. What is the most important advice he gave you?

“He helps us, encourages us.” Edik gave a very big impetus to the development,” reports the correspondent of according to Kornev’s words.

Watch live broadcasts of the Alfa-Bank Russian Cup and Commonwealth Cup races on the channel, as well as on the matchtv.ru and sportbox.ru sites.

Source : MatchTV

Related articles

Comments

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share article

Latest articles

Newsletter

Subscribe to stay updated.