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Fourcade ran the third leg of the relay in Ruhpolding to check Gehenna in the role of finisher

Martin Fourcade

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RUHPOLDING /Germany/, January 12. /TASS/. Double Olympic biathlon champion Martin Fourcade ran third in the relay at the world Cup in Ruhpolding, Germany to the Olympic games test as a finisher, his teammate – Antonin Gehenna. This he told TASS.

On Friday, the team of France in the Simon Destie, Cantina Maya, and Gehenna Fourcade took the second place. Before the final stages of the baton run Procad.

“I don’t know what stage to go to the Olympics, we haven’t decided yet, – said Fourcade. Today this was done in order to try a new combination, learn how Antonin would feel in this role, whether he likes it or not. We have a young team and we need to be able to compete in any situation, each athlete must be the best. And if I get sick at the Olympics, Antonin would have to run the final stage,” said Fourcade.

“It’s biathlon, regardless of the stage I need to shoot accurately and run as fast as possible”, – he added .

The Olympic games will be held from 9 to 25 February in South Korea’s Pyeongchang.

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