Olga Zaitseva will miss the World Cup in Oberhof
«Men's and women's teams had a great New Year training camps. The training will continue until January 1, however, the teams for the World Cup in January are already determined. Six men and six women will participate in the World Cup in Oberhof. As for the girls, it will be Olga Vilukhina, Irina Starykh, Ekaterina Iourieva, Ekaterina Shumilova, Yana Romanova and Valentina Nazarova. Olga Zaitseva and Ekaterina Glazyrina will miss the stage.
Zaitseva has her own individual training plan, and this decision composed in mid December. Olga will compete in Ruhpolding and Antholz. Glazyrina had many starts in December, including
Ustyugov, Shipulin, Malyshko, Loginov, Volkov, Garanichev will be in the men's team in Oberhof. Andrey Makoveev and Timofey Lapshin will not start in Oberhof. The entire men's team trains in Ridnaun. They are all in good conditions, prepare for the January Cups.
Ivan Tcherezov joined the team in Ridnaun. He failed to meet the qualification criteria to the national team, but will compete at the IBU Cups and one of the World Cups. This decision was initiated by the RBU Executive Board. Last week, the EB recommended the coaching staff to give one more chance to Ivan Tcherezov. Taking into account his experience at the Olympic Games and world championships, and his results at the
Staring from January we work as one team. We have several tasks for the final
Vladimir Korolkevich will work with the women's team in Oberhof, while Wolfgang Pichler will train Zaitseva and Glazyrina in Ruhpolding. We all know our goals and we do everything to achieve them.»