LAHTI /Finland/, March 5. /Spec. Q. TASS Artem Kuznetsov/. The President of Federation of ski races of Russia (FLGR) Elena Vyalbe wished Sergey Ustyugov to win the race at 30 and 50 km at the Olympic games 2018 in South Korea’s Pyeongchang.

“It still all ahead. Let this be done better at the Olympics,” said Vyalbe reporters after the end of the world Championships in ski sports in the Finnish Lahti.

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Ustyugov in Sunday became the second in the race on the 50 km freestyle, losing at the finish line 0.6 seconds to canadian Alex Harvey. For the athlete this medal was the fifth for the tournament, one of the two gold medals he won in the skiathlon (15 km classic style + 15 km free style). The title “king of skiing” awarded to the athlete who won the main tournament of the season, winning at distances of 30 and 50 km.

Commenting on the overall result of the performance of the Russian skiers at the world Cup, the President of the national Federation said that he was pleased with the final result. “Not only for me but for everyone who loves skiing in Russia, it was the best championship in recent years,” she said.

“I always say that they believe in their athletes. After the Olympics in Sochi I don’t give the medal predictions, but in this championship in addition to Sergei was pleased with the young guys and girls. It’s nice when you know that you have someone to work on prospect”, – said Vyalbe.

Just on account of the Russian national team in Lahti two gold and four silver medals.