the VAL DI FIEMME/OSLO (Dagbladet): John Høsflot Klæbo (22) was Sunday historically as the youngest Tour de Ski winner ever.
He let not hide the fact that he was terribly tired, and thinks he never saw the top of the hill. But there he came - 16 seconds before Sergey Ustjugov. Simen Hegstad Krüger took third place.CLOSE: John Høsflot Klæbo and maternal grandfather, Bill Høsflot. Here during the book launch in the fall. Photo: Hans Arne Vedlog/Dagbladet Show more
800 meters away from the goal, in one of the steepest parties in the alpine ski resort of Val di Fiemme, was the father and coach Bob, Høsflot.
- But what I screamed, I know not. My voice don't carry as far, so I screamed what I did, " says Bill Høsflot to the Newspaper.Nervous,
So he ran the 800 metres to the top.
the Grandson of his has won largely that which is possible, but Høsflot was blank in the eyes in the meeting with the press after the race.
I was nervous. This was a bit of a love affair, says Høsflot.
John Høsflot Klæbo lost to Russian Sergey Ustjugov who chased behind, but it held just. Klæbo came out to be first across the finish line.
- I'm tired. It was really heavy. It was painful to hear that Sergey also went so fast. I felt like it never ended. I was really stiff at the end. I am glad he stayed behind, grins Klæbo the face of the NRK.
Bill Høsflot have followed your grandchild through the entire Tour de Ski. When the Newspaper spoke with him right at the start, he was unsure if the young Klæbo should complete.
- We have no experience with the Tour de Ski and need to see what the further bodily the development is, though he is very tired. He must heal very fast, but you see the what happens. He does not get passed right on the recovery, " says grandfather Høsflot.
But it was apparently very good. But the maternal grandfather notified yet more cynicism from the 22-year-old.
- He could perhaps have been a little more cynical, he must satisfy, among others, you, " says Høsflot.Expert out against the Klæbo-treatment: - Need to get to do what he will