shot of the bay in superior sprint world championships-gold, but in his wake to arrive at the finish second, a little forgotten, medal hero. the Kati Sundqvist had the Russian star Yulia Tshepalovan behind the end of the sprint and one for Finland, also MM-silver.
sundqvist was brought on by the silver medal is not really clear. Commentator for yle's commentary booth served as coach Pekka a little söyrinki namely karjahteli to the extent to that the hard of hearing-than to understand the case.
– No Tshepalova doing, nothing! Gold is coming! Double-win, double-win! Press, press, Sundqvist! Pirjo win! Jes, jaaaaargh! Ka-ha-ha-ksoisvoitto! Absolutely brilliant!
a little söyring's reaction too noticed how big surprise Sundqvist silver was. MM medal in addition to career from the accumulate in the end he just one personal world cup podiums, so he didn't really read the way the major medal favorites.
Video of the sprint here (the end moments about the point of 3.00 from).
the Case continued to image after.double-win! Kati Sundqvist and Pirjo Manninen hugged warmly bay in the end zone in 2001. AOPNaurua
Manninen and sundqvist's brought on by the double-win is still the last of its kind in Finland cross-country skiing world cup in history. Water has flowed for 18 years in the front, and since then both the hero of the family name are the marriage of swap. Pirjo is currently Murase, Kati, in turn, the Russian.
double-win, though remained since then very little attention, all know the reason. Six Finnish skiers odor caused our country all the time in the doping scandal.
sprint cannon had not got among the, so they bring his double-win can now keep the Bay as the greatest Finnish time. Still occasionally in the national cross country championships to be seen in the Russian, 43, remembers that day well.
– Yes, it sometimes comes to mind, that has sometimes been hard to show the condition and self-confidence on the pin! The Russian recalled the evening paper for the Imatra SM-hiihdoissa.
I'm not sure so many. It has always come more some context. For example, now the gulf of the most recent world cup of in connection with it a few times.
After a little söyring's going haywire in the commentary boxes reminiscent of Russian, she burst into immediate laughter.
– Yes, absolutely. That day was memorable for many other things too.
today, the Russian earned his living nutrition therapist in Jyväskylä, Central Finland central hospital. He also works with national team to the maintenance team ski tester.Kati Russian test continues to ski for the national team. Teemu Stubin