John Høsflot Klæbo led the Tour de Ski before the day's stage in Val di Fiemme, but knew very well that several strong runners chased just behind.
the Russians pushed the Norwegian way, but after five kilometres there was Klæbo who headed up a large tetfelt. Soon after came the first of tomorrow's, and it showed the 22-year-old his great strength. Klæbo beat Sergey Ustjugov and took three seconds via the Russian.
Also the other inmates tomorrow's was won by the Norwegian, and this time was not Ustjugov in the vicinity. Thus took Klæbo 15 seconds in the battle for sammenlagtseieren. Tour de Ski will be settled in the morning, Sunday, when runners up the so-called monsterbakken.Superb on the run
Towards the end of the race ended up Ustjugov far behind, but there were several other russians, and other contenders like Klæbo had to fight against in order to ensure etappeseieren.the OLYMPIC hero with a remarkable claim about the Klæbo-klyvet
Especially Aleksandr Bolsjunov made a powerful foray on the last kilometers, but Klæbo managed to keep her back to the peers the Russian.
toward The stadium tried Francesco De Fabiani to take down the rest of the field, but once again the wound Klæbo stuck and on the run, it went like so many times before. The Norwegian crushed The Fabiani in tomorrow's and took many seconds vis-à-vis its competitors in the summary.
He is the big favorite to win Tour de Ski now, said the NRK commentator Torgeir Bjørn, when victory was a fact.- was dreading properly
Before today's race said the russians that the big goal was to turn Klæbo and that they used the Norwegian cellist as motivation.
- Yes, that is what we want. When you see that someone is stronger than you, we say to ourselves that we must do more in training, we may need to get better ski, we are trying everything to clear it, said the russians ' coach, Mark Cramer to the Newspaper.Russian shooting stars living in the city that are closed to the doping inspectors
Klæbo had been the russians ' plans before today's race, but let's not anything of particular note to the Russian attacks along the way.
I had dreaded having properly. I was nervous that it was going to be set speed. It was good to be with in the front and steer. I heard there were many russians who would be with and take, but I'm so not as much to them, said Klæbo to NRK after the race.
After today's race he has the entire one minute and 21 seconds down to the nearest contender, Sergey Ustjugov.
I am sending a thank you to the russians. I thought they were going to use the tactic against Klæbo, but then they used it against himself, grinned coach Eirik Myhr Nossum to NRK.Østberg approaching Tour victory after new maktdemonstrasjon