the VAL MÜSTAIR (Dagbladet): For the first time this winter did Heidi Weng to take on from a prologue in the sprint. That should be enough of a positive step in the right direction, ended up in the place in tears for the 27-year-old.
In the last turn before the run crashed Weng and hjemmehåpet Laurien van der Graaf and Weng disappeared right out in the reklameskiltene. Weng struck his thumb in the fall and had to have the help of support services and physician Øystein Andersen after passing the finish line.
According to the doctor is there to talk about a sprain for Weng and the plan is currently not to take x-rays of the thumb.
- Now it looks like it is a sprain, but the thumbs are always evil. We tile down and gives pain and so I take a new assessment, when we come to Oberstdorf. Currently, it looks okay. If it looks different in the evening we will take an x-ray, " says Andersen.
Weng himself was the fall tough and take, but the thumb was yet vondere. With nediset thumb fought against the tears when she asked to interview after interview with the Norwegian press.
I just hope that the doctor has the right. It makes no freaking hurt, so it is typical, " says a tearful Weng.
The Norwegian landslagslegen believe it should be possible for Weng to continue the tour despite the pain.
- It should be possible to go further, but the thumbs are wicked long. It is possible we need to tinkering with something. The plan is that she will be complete, " says Andersen, to the Newspaper.
Also Weng himself is set to continue.
I'm going to ask, even with breaking the thumb, not to think of it, " says Weng and manages to drag a smile on his face.- We may want to try to crack his stake. It is the only way. Have been more adult
Heidi Weng was thus enough of a downer after several heavy skirenn so far this winter. Fifth in the Toblach last season, the first decent upswing. Assistenttrener for kvinnelandslaget, Geir Change the Roe, roses how Weng has withstood all the adversity so far this winter.
It was probably a bit tough the first launders, and so she has handled it very nice after that. She realized that this was the way it had to go at the start of this season, and then she'll see that she is on time now and manage to enjoy it, " says the coach.
Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen is also very impressed by how lagvenninnen has handled all the adversity so far in the winter.
Heidi has grown human in the past year, she has become more adult, more mature. I don't think there are very many who could have ended up in the position she has done now, where she has won so much and so perform so much worse, but continues to go skirenn and is, on the whole, quite happy and positive, and serves as a resource in the team.Weng triggered flyplassalarm
- I think many can learn a lot from. I don't think there are as many as thought Heidi would cope with it as well, but she has really done, roses Jacobsen.
They even went into to niendeplass on the current sprint, but was worried about lagvenninnen after the finish of the semi-finals. She believes that Weng was subject to the good feeling last, in order to not go completely in the basement after today's damage.
she Had not had a Sunday in the bank, I think it would have been difficult to turn it around mentally, but it was a quantum leap in the right direction, " says Jacobsen.Three Norwegian in the final
For the first time this winter took more Norwegian women to the finals in a sprintrenn, but in the final ended Ingvild Flugstad Østberg, Maiken Caspersen Falla and Lotta Udnes Weng outside the podium.
Completely superior was the Swedish Stina Nilsson who could paradere to enough a sprintseier, her third for the season.the Russians broke dopingavtalen: In the night failed to all of their heroes