Russian Luge will compete in the Olympics 2018 on a specially made sleigh

Albert Demchenko

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MOSCOW, September 13. /Offset. TASS albert Starodubtsev/. Russian Luge will be performing at the Olympic games in South Korea’s Pyeongchang in a specially made for these starter sled. This was reported TASS the head coach of the national team, albert Demchenko.

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“We are preparing the sleigh under Pyeongchang – said Demchenko. – They will be slightly modified configuration of the skids as a kind of Olympic track and requires increased stability. Yes, she’s not as speedy as other of the track, so the sled needs to go consistently. Just above these changes, we are working with now and will continue to do so in time before the Olympics.”

“Once we’re on the same sled acted for ten years – recalled the head coach. In recent years, thanks to the Ministry of sports and the leadership of our Federation, the situation changed dramatically. Athletes entering the season with new inventory that the Olympic games will be made additional the sleigh.”

From 2 to 11 November at the Olympic track in Pyeongchang will host the training week, during which trainers and experts will get a lot of useful information required for making optimal according to its characteristics inventory.

“We also conducted research on aerodynamics with our leading Luge, and the results were very disappointing. We need funds to conduct additional studies to bring to mind the equipment. And with that there are certain problems”, – concluded Demchenko.

Olympic games will be held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February.

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