Alexander Legkov

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MOSCOW, March 21. /Offset. TASS Sergey Fuchs/. The upcoming championship of Russia in ski racing has a high importance for the Olympic champion 2014, Alexandra passenger cars. This he told TASS.

The national championship will be held in Syktyvkar from March 24 to April 1.

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“Before the start of the championship of Russia I will take part in several tournaments and races that now decide where. Definitely not the relay, I hope nothing will happen and illness I will not find, also expect one or two of the race to run, look in your state . Training is not easy, because it’s hard to combine with other activities. It’s the end of the season, and I train every day, but it all depends on the body, how it will work, hope all is well,” said Legkov.

“The challenge for the championship of Russia – to perform better in the relay to claim the victory, because so many times our team from Khanty-Mansiysk to do this. Of course, I still have to go, I hope everything will be fine. And so you want to be good, it’s important to me because this year I ran in three or four competitions, and is now preparing the body to make it. It need to spin to run on the competition,” he added.

“I was offered to speak at the final stages of the world Cup, but I refused, because it is not ready. I want to be in normal form and play worthily, pleasing the fans”, – concluded the Agency interlocutor.

Legkov was not invited by the International Olympic Committee to participate in the Games in Pyeongchang.