Is it cause for concern?
It was thinking about many in the Finnish ski friend yesterday, when the absolute WORLD gold medal favorite Iivo Niskanen missed the parade on their journey to the traditional 15-kilometre second, russia's Alexander Bolshunoville Italian Cognessa.
Bolshunov tear in difficult conditions skiing large race Niskanen as many as the 43.7 seconds difference.
– you can't Always win, of course, the difference Bolshunoviin form pretty big in the end. I try to ski on his split times according to when less than ten minutes after I left, so I know the situation, Niskanen statement ski federation bulletin.
the Difference between the tip of the growth was in the last of 2.8 kilometers with a slice of 17 seconds.
– the Last mile was the hardest. It came in a loss seconds surely other. I'm still trying to translate the game, but I couldn't, Niskanen admitted.
Niskanen should be the clear favorite on Wednesday launched jobs Seefeld world championships in just the traditional 15 kilometre. Yesterday, on the basis Bolshunov seems, however, rose the upper hand.No concern
the evening paper of the ski expert Toni Fools toppuutella the ashes on his ripottelevaa ski people.
I don't have any, I'm not one bit worried about that Iivo was just in top condition Seefeldissä, Fools say.
Fools to point out that Cognessa skiing allowed competition does not give a completely correct description of the MM arrangements, as the track and also likely to be circumstances Seefeldissä differ in yesterday to see.
swiss champion Dario Cologna lost Bolshunoville more than two minutes (2.19,9) and the world cup for the fourth year of the Didrik Tønseth almost two minutes (1.56,7). Author man Hans Christer Holund was in the range of approximately one and a half minutes behind the lead.
– When the result list for the day look, so not really able to conclude anything. Bolshunov skied in difficult circumstances very well, probably good on skis, Fools contemplating.
Start the world cup affected the athletes ' performances, it is a Fools view, clear.
– All have been finishing in the camp, and all have a little different preparation methods.Iivo Niskanen had to bow to the parade journey. World championships 15 miles to go skiing, however, until next week Wednesday. Markku Ojala / EPA / AOPFifty-fifty
the Seefeld world cup 15 kilometres skiing over a week away on Wednesday. Fools, according to Niskanen's still a favorite – along with Bolshunovin with.
– Otepää Bolshunov lost Iivolle clearly and now went the other way. It only tells the fact that have to be in complete shock in and ski should work perfectly, that can win, the Fools will see.
– Seefeld ski trail is a little easier than Otepää. It is a bit fifty-fifty. Both are really hard to favorites. Probably a bit cross if you ask international from our coaches.
Niskanen is aikasempina in scheduled fitness spikes masterfully through the main objective. Double olympivoittaja game business was this time to make finishing the camp just Cognessa, where yesterday's world cup race ski was.
It must remember that the 2017 Bay MM-kisojenkaan below Iivo didn't win, but Martin Johnsrud Came, was by far Otepää.
– the Deck is completely open. Still I like Iivoa one as a favorite.russia's Aleksandr Bolshunov seems to be a monstrous, invisible attack in the world cup below. Otepää 20. January Niskanen (left.) was still in 15,9 seconds faster. AOP