To find the right crew to the world cup in Cogne this weekend is perhaps one of the most challenging tasks this winter.
Not enough that it be a sprintløp in freestyle and a classic 10 and 15 miles, as also several nations to not send their best athletes to the last weekend before the world cup starts in Seefeld with the sprint on Thursday.
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Especially Norway, Sweden and Finland sets with close to the pure B-layer. Without John Høsflot Klæbo, Therese Johaug, Ebba Andersson and several fixed Fantaski-athletes on the startstrek it is time to think again.
This is Dagbladet best langrennsmanagertips this weekend.This TELEVISION drama is amaze still Federico Pellegrino (Fantaskipris: 16)
For the first time since December 2006 goose the world cup in Cogne. It means that Federico Pellegrino for the very first time is really at home in the world cup.
the Italian is from the valley of the Valle d'aosta, where the Cogne is located. Thus, one can be confident that the 28-year-old will do everything to impress hjemmepublikum. Have largely been the next best sprinter this winter and in the Cogne is known not Klæbo with. The favorite for the sprint on Saturday.Sergey Ustjugov (Fantaskipris: 18)
The Russian bear goes both days in Cogne and is a bottles pallkandidat both on skøytesprint and 15 km classic. Will probably show off powers just before a world cup where he hopes to take settle the score on the defeat of John Høsflot Klæbo in the Tour de Ski.Alexander Bolsjunov (Fantaskipris: 19)
the Russians have virtually topped the crew in Cogne and when both Ustjugov and Bolsjunov sets at both events tempting to take with the two most expensive options on the team.
Bolsjunov is one of the great favourites of the 15 km classic at the world cup and here release he most of the major competitors as Klæbo and sundby's time. The biggest contenders are probably Ustjugov, Iivo Niskanen (12), and Didrik Tønseth (11), which is the only Norwegian world cup-runner on the starting line.Alex Harvey (Fantaskipris: 14,5)
Harvey is a mesterskapsløper of rank and with only a few days left until it kicks off in Seefeld is Cogne an excellent opportunity for Harvey to show that he once again has a dotted shape.
the Canadian has been on the podium this winter on the sprint both in Ruka and Lillehammer, and made the season's best distanserenn the last time he participated in the world cup in Ulricehamn with a niendeplass.
About the world cup-the shape of the project fighting Harvey on podium finish both days in Cogne.Mattis Stenshagen (Fantaskipris: 7) Is Norway's largest langrennsekspert? 20 000 in the pot
Allrounderen Stenshagen showed in Otepää that he is a brilliant runner for Fantaski weekends where there is both a sprint and distanserenn. Then it took Follebu-runner with a åttendeplass and a fifth place.
Can quickly make it just as sharp in Cogne, where he is the only Norwegian lord that goes both sprint and distance. Other exciting norwegians are Eirik Brandsdal (8) probably want to show up after he had to settle with reserveplass in Norway's world cup squad. the Håvard Solås Taugbøl (4) is also a thrilling inexpensive alternative with finaleplass in the sprint in the Norwegian CHAMPIONSHIP and sjuendeplass in Davos this winter.Francesco De Fabiani (Fantaskipris: 7,5)
another Italian hjemmehåp. The Fabiani always goes very well in klassiskrenn in Val di Fiemme on hjemmesnø. In the Tour de Ski, he was just beaten by John Høsflot Klæbo on the 15 km classic.
Is admittedly better on the fellesstarter than enkeltstart, but with a thinner field at the starting line in Cogne, Italian climb high in the rankings on Sunday. Is also a competent sprinter, and on good days he can fight for a semifinaleplass in fristilssprint.Jessica Diggins (Fantaskipris: 18)
the Americans have topped the crew, and Diggins are scheduled to go both sprint and distance. It makes her an obvious pallkandidat both Saturday and Sunday and an obvious leader on such a team.
the American showed in the OLYMPICS last year that she is good at finding the form to the major championships and wish is enough to show in Cogne that it is the case also this season.Sophie Caldwell (Fantaskipris: 8)
We continue with the american women. Caldwell was only a tenth away to take Maiken Caspersen Falla in Lahti last, and with both the Norwegian sprintesset and the swedes Stina Nilsson and Maja Dahlqvist absent, she is this weekend's biggest favorite.
Also Sadie Bjornsen (11,5) is a fine candidate from the american women. Well as good as Diggins on a classic distanserenn and if she is in form she can also assert itself on a skøytesprint.Natalija Neprjajeva (Fantaskipris: 11,5)
Toeren from winter's Tour de Ski will start both the sprint and distance in Cogne. Should, therefore, be one of the hottest candidates to each Fantaski team. Good both in sprint and distance in both styles.
Hung well with Ingvild Flugstad Østberg on the classic distance in the Tour de Ski, and none of it kaliberet in Cogne.This is the 100 best skiers in Norway ever Dagbladet Plus Julia Belorukova (Fantaskipris: 8)
Also Neprjajevas lagvenninne set to start in both the sprint and distance in the world cup generalprøven. Belorukova is particularly good in the classic, but a skøytesprint also fits well.
Of those who respond at the start, she has consistently the best klassiskresultater of all in Cogne. Can take the season's second world cup competition, the first came in sesongåpningen in Ruka.Frida Karlsson (Fantaskipris: 7)
The Swedish the girl makes its verdenscupdebut in Cogne. 19-year-old was completely superior on the longer distances in the junior world CHAMPIONSHIP in competition with, among others, Kristine Stavås Skistad and Helene Marie Fossesholm.
Can quickly sign up in pallkampen already in verdenscupdebuten. Have been sick in the aftermath of the junior world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Lahti and had to stand over the Swedish championship. The question is how much it has set her back. Also only a distance in Cogne.Anna Svendsen (Fantaskipris: 4)
Norway imposes very reservepreget surname in Cogne. None of the ladies that are in the world cup squad, with the exception of the book Ane Appelkvist Stenseth is with Norway.
As a billigalternativ on the other hand is Anna Svendsen a good candidate. Has shown better signs of skøytesprint recently, with finaleplass in NM and 12. place in Lahti. Is also very competent on the classic distance, and is one of the few billigalternativer that goes both races. Swedish Lisa Vinsa (3,5) showed good form in the SM with a second place finish in the distance and can be a joker. The same with Johanna Hagström (3,5) that impressed with the semi-final in Lahti.New langrennskomet shocks: - Muscles that Marit Bjørgen