Skiforbundet offentligjorde today Norway's squad to the Tour de Ski. In total, Norway has, with 20 athletes.
this Year's Tour is preceded by the sprint and 10/15 km free technique in Italian Toblach 29.-30. December. and end the tradition of the faith with a melkesyrefest up alpine centre in the Val di Fiemme 6.January.
It will be a very exciting Tour. We have several of our strongest athletes that we know can be with out the Tour, and we hope to have with a lord or a woman who can be to fight for the sammenlagtseieren, " says the coach Vidar Løfshus."FUSKAR": the Pictures of Therese Johaugs extreme transformation touches the swedes. At the same time discuss Tomas Pettersson and Vidar Løfshus though Johaug actually is a "fuskar", as she was featured in Expressen. Presenter: Øyvind Godø. Video/editing: Kristoffer Løkås Show more
Johaug dropper Tour
One of those who choose to stand over, is Therese Johaug. She follows thus, in Marit Bjørgens footsteps here, too. Bjørgen was often over the Tour de Ski when it was championship the same year.
Plan A was to go the Tour de Ski. So should she count up and summarize after Davos. The Status is that Therese is in better shape than expected. One is in very good shape, one should be careful not to go too many skirenn and go the Tour de Ski, tells kvinnelandslagstrener Ole Morten Iversen of Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet.
In addition, Therese had a very tough summer and spring. She has been through a lot, with the deaths in close circle of friends, the comeback and many medietreff. She got a reaction after Kuusamo and will now be on the safe side. Why is Therese of the Tour de Ski. It must not be too much.
Iversen and the Norwegian support system are concerned that Johaug has not gone skirenn of two years, and they thus will match her carefully. They go for the secure and safe solution, even though Johaug even really want to go:
- It is a smart, good and cynical priorities. Many have much to learn from Therese here. I miss several who dare to do the same. We were finally very agree about the election, both the national leadership's, Pål Gunnar and Therese even. The Tour de Ski, she can go next year, but the world cup in Seefeld is only now.DEBATE: Vidar Løfshus and Tomas Pettersson guests Dagbladet langrennsprogram and speak out about past feuds together with the presenter Øyvind Godø. The debate rises when Therese Johaug and, not least, Petter Northug is the theme, while Pettersson reveals Sweden's special view of Heidi Weng. Løfshus and Pettersson also turns the alarm on Norwegian kvinnelangrenn. Wide... Show more
So: Johaug faceoffs this season's edition of the tour of these three reasons:
* She is in such good form that she must be careful not to go too many skirenn. the
* She has had a very tough year and need time to recover mentally. the
* Tour de Ski, she can win next season, while the world cup is only this winter.
John Høsflot Klæbo on the other hand is ready for its first Tour de Ski.This is Norway's squad:
Women: Ingvild Flugstad Østberg, Maiken Caspersen Falla, Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen,Jane Eyr Race, Kathrine Rolsted Harsem, Heidi Weng, Lotta Udnes Weng, Tiril Udnes Weng, Mari Eide and Anna Svendsen.
Men: Martin Johnsrud sundby's time, Hans Christer Holund, Emil Iversen, Didrik Tønseth, Simen Hegstad Krüger, Sjur Røthe, John Høstflot Klæbo, Martin Løwstrøm Nyenget, Eirik Brandsdal and Find sandnes, norway Krogh.
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