Martin Ponsiluoma was in the men's team, which surprisingly took a stafettseger in the world cup earlier this season. He followed up the performance with an even more surprising third-place finish in Nove Mesto in the last competition before christmas.
But in German Oberhof is he not with. Ponsiluoma is sick and is replaced by Simon Hallström, " says national team coach Mattias Nilsson.
is in place. Elisabeth Högberg drawn with suites after a stomach bug, but should be able to start.
"She is, but then I would have to see how much it has taken on the forces," says Mattias Nilsson to TT.
Högberg may as well as Ingela Andersson the chance in the world cup for the first time this season after they both impressed in the IBU cup, the level during the world cup.
– They placed first and second in the IBU cup so they have done it well, it is not possible to say anything else. So we want to see them and compare a little with those who have been in the world cup, " says Nilsson.