Russian team's blog. Valery Polkhovsky
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«Hello, dear biathlon fans! I greet you from Yakutia, where all the men's teams have a training camp. The best conditions for a training camp were created here in Neryungri — we have a wonderful gym and a good sports complex here. During the entire training camp we had no frustrations of the coaching staff's plans. However we strived to keep the snow. The organizers delivered it by the cars. But taking into account the fact, that the whole Europe is experiencing the problems with a snow, in the third decade we had a very good snow here in Yakutia. I do not think we could find a better place with a natural snow for a training camp.
It is obvious that we lack the experience sportsmen like Ivan Tcherezov, Maxim Chudov and Maksim Maksimov in the men's team. We wish them to come back to the team as soon as possible! For a moment we made some changes in the compositions of the teams A and B - Vladimir Semakov and Sergey Klyachin were transfered to the team A for a training camp in Yakutia.
On November 3rd and 5th the regional tournament
The girls of the team A are in Muonio, where they have a training camp. On November 1st the team B will join them. We talk to the coaches of the team A Pavel Rostovtsev and Wolfgang Pichler every day. There is an
Maxim Burtasov and Kirill Sherbakov, who took the place in the
The coaching staff of the national team decided to include Dmitry Yaroshenko to the list of the sportsmen competing in Shushen. He demonstrated a good performance during the Summer World championship and was fast during the
That is all I wanted to say. Let us support the Russian team, and we will do everything to make you happy with our results during the whole season. Good bye!»