the Competition in the Norwegian national team is fierce, and instead of asking the reigning OLYMPIC champion on the start line in skiathlonen it is John Hösflot Kläbo, Martin Johnsrud Sundby, Sjur Röthe and Emil Iversen, who get the chance in the 30-kilometer race.
– The results have been, and given how we believe that according to cas, will be made that we landed on the Kläbo. It has been a challenge to take this team, but after a totalutvärdering it became this, " says national team coach Eirik Myhr Nossum.
on the fourth place in the skiathlonen in the Norwegian championships recently, and he believes the missed podium is the basis for the VM-petningen.
– After the Norwegian championships, I was prepared that it could be so here. I had a bad gut feeling. I got the news a week ago, and have had time to think it through, " he says.
" But I shall not hide the fact that I was disappointed.
on a place in the relay team and in the final femmilen.
at the same time, it is clear that the Finn Laughed Krogh and Mari Eide get the last two seats in the Norwegian sprintlaget at the world CUP.
Krogh won the sprint in the Norwegian championship recently and came third in the world cup competitions in Lahti this weekend. He complements the strong Norwegian men's team, which also consists of John Hösflot Kläbo, Sindre Björnestad Cut and Emil Iversen.
– Eirik Brandsdal becomes superreserv, says landslagschef Vidar Löfshus.
in the squad thanks to the fifth place in Lahti. Other Norwegian sprintdamer is Maiken Caspersen Falla, Tiril Udnes Weng Lotta Udnes Weng and Kristine Stavås Skistad.
the world CUP in Seefeld begin on 20 February.
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