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The brothers got up Petter Northugs tears: - I had not thought this

TRONDHEIM/OSLO (Dagbladet): Petter Northug add up as langrennsløper on top.

One of the by far the biggest, the best, and not least the richness of the langrennskarrierer is over.

32-year-old announced the news himself at Scandic Lerkendal in Trondheim at. 12: 00 noon today.

the Tears came when he began to talk about lillebrødrene Tomas and Even.

- I've had two brothers who have been skiers, and that has been very important for me after the world cup in 2011, says Petter Northug at today's press conference before he must take a break to collect herself and wipe some tears.

EMOTIONAL: Petter Northug was clearly touched and feel of today's press conference. Photo: Bildbyrån Show more

- Oh. I had not imagined this, " says langrennskongen about the feelings that came to the sight, before he continues:

- Thomas, and Even has been very important to me, that they have been active they also. They have helped me motivation, my after 2011, the largest I could experience as a skier. Through them I managed to find the motivation to pursue further as a skier, " says Northug, before he must take a new break.

When I sit in the day, I must say that it has been an adventure. I had a small dream when I was a young boy about to become a good skier. I'm proud of what I have achieved. Cross country skiing has been my life for so many years. It is tough to give up, but at the same time it feels good.

Therefore adding Northug up

Long-term trouble with the disease and a body that doesn't work, is the reason that Northug puts an end to an adventurous career.

It has been a little as seinsommer and autumn. I have done the utmost to be in OK shape. The goal has been to get to Seefeld, but I have known for the last two weeks that I have lost too much to be with to fight, tells Mosvik-express

DIRECT: Petter Northug meet the press to talk about the future its like langrennsløper. Reporter: Christian Monge Hugsted. Video: NTB and Kristoffer Løkås / Dagbladet Show more

The last week I have thought a part of it. As I have said earlier, it's limited how long I could manage to hold on without progress and progress. I have not had, " explains Northug about the decision.

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- It is a sign that the body is not completely able to withstand the treatment it did before. I have no good explanation for why it doesn't make it longer.

On the question of why he puts up now, and not already in our, he says:

I was ready to attack and do the job in the spring, but unfortunately, it did not as I wanted in the late summer and autumn. I made an attempt, but it didn't.

- Dad got the message the first

the Decision to add up, got dad John Northug first know about.

- It was my dad who first got the message. He was on a visit before the weekend. We had a talk not directly about it, but in general. He knows me so well that he is to make the decision easier.

Northug-smellens real cause

He draws the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Oslo and the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Falun as the main highlight.

" For me as I have always grown up with that femmila was the greatest. The four femmilsgullene I have, in the aggregate, remains as the largest, " says Northug, who revolutionized the sport with its peculiar way to win skirenn on.

- I have gone a little bit my own way, not been a typical A4-skier, but it has always been about winning skiing and win when it comes to that the most. It has been the philosophy of my and the thought behind how I have lived.

Not quite done with cross-country skiing

Mosvik express love to compete and have hardly had a start number on your chest for the last time.

Can you beat your friends, rivals, cross-country skiers, and experts in the Fantaski?

the Newspaper, and Swix launches a new manager games for cross-country skiing. Here you can set up your own team consisting of six girls and six boys in front of each verdenscuprunde. You get points based on how your athletes are performing.

the Game passes the entire season, but you win prizes each and every round.

Play it

But at the top level is his career over.

- You should not look away from that konkurransehodet my get the urge to go any skirenn, but it's not going to be any toppidrettssatsing again, her 32-year-old.

I did not look away from that I may be involved in the langrennssporten in the future. It may be very appropriate, but in the how path or the line is difficult to answer right now.

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