Laura Dahlmeier had a happy, although they dampened the expectations for her Comeback race in Nove Mesto. “I don’t feel like the reigning Olympic champion, who is coming back now and the world needs to save,” said the 25-year-old Skijägerin from Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Thursday. After the heady results of the German biathletes in the first world Cup weeks, it should send the double Olympic champion in the Sprint on Friday (17.30 clock/ARD and Eurosport). A role that takes a normally happy. However, after a long illness break, the seven-time world champion knows that “I am not yet at 100 percent.”
since the Norwegians Johannes Thingnes Bö. He won on Thursday in the men’s Sprint superior to his fourth victory of the Season ahead of Russia’s Alexander Loginov, who was a lock until the end of 2016, a two-year doping, and the Swede Martin Ponsiluoma. “It was one of the best races I ever had,” said gust.
the Best German St ski hunter at the Biathlon Gala of the Norwegian Sprint champion Benedikt Doll, who had once in the penalty round, and the Eleventh was. “I am very satisfied. This was now the third Sprint in a row, which was really good,“ said the black forest. Olympic champion Arnd Peiffer (1) came in on rank 17. The mass start world champion Simon Schempp (1) finished 29. Course, even before that, Johannes Kühn (1/22 landed.) and Roman Rees (0/24.).
On Friday, the Dahlmeier appearance is in the spotlight. “You will not come back, if you know that it makes no sense,” says Kati Wilhelm. The ARD expert, even three times Olympic champion and five times world champion, believes that Dahlmeier, it can create “the first Ten”. Florian Steirer, of the discipline-the coach of the German women, has identified with his protégé, “much anticipation”. “The last seven weeks has you trained very well.” A prognosis is difficult, comparisons are missing. “We have had basically never in the team.”
Still, Dahlmeier has do not have to spend, as she has discovered in the national team. “Each one has Beautifully said: that you’re back, we are pleased – everything was the same as always,” said the flagship Skijägerin. “This gives a good feeling.” The first German overall world Cup champion after Magdalena Neuner has triumphs to your Olympics in Pyeongchang a long time of suffering. “I had a difficult summer,” she said, “Who would not start to Brood.”
A Hand reaches to all mishaps to count. A fall with the bike, a wound infection. “From then on it was always bumpy,” she says. “I have had complications different funny things.” There have already been several different reasons for this, but this would not be in the Public domain.