Norway won the women's message, as expected, before the Russian second team, Finland, and russia's top teams. the Jessica Diggins brought the united states to finish the race fifth.
a Hard battle after Diggins collapsed in the snow lying on the ground. The woman was exhausted, but no one went to congratulate and good luck to him.
, Rosie Brennan and Caitlin Patterson standing there just Diggins around, but no one tapped done or to congratulate him. The team's anchor was just lying alone in the snow.
after the Race Diggins told in their blog the reason for the yankee team's peculiar behavior.
– I often have trouble getting oxygen after the race, when I've been tearing myself everything off to the last crunch. Normally, when I'm lying in the snow in the first 20 seconds, I'm in the twilight zone and incredible pain, Diggins says.
in This state he says he doesn't need the congratulations.
I've previously lost your mind, when someone has put a hand to my chest around when I started hyperventilating.
the Woman is, therefore, self-demanded, that no one can congratulate him immediately after the race.
our Team is a strange rule, according to which Jessica's body should not be touched for at least 30 seconds after the race.Special situations
the american team's quirky rule is not yet all competitors known what has caused peculiar situations.
message after the other skiers have come to congratulate me and touch my back, when Sadie or Rosie have been shouting: ”Stop! Don't touch him!”
those who have congratulated are often intimidated by the yankee skiers orders. After this, the situation has changed even more special, when Brennan and Bjornsen have tried sönkötti strange behavior.
I'm Sorry, he's just... he's one of those things. Don't touch him.
Although the action looks to an outsider rather special, Diggins is extremely pleased that his teammates supported him.
I Love the team my friends, and how they protect me and my weird way I fight the panic.
diggins's blog text can be read in its entirety here.