Eirik Muir Nossum, the coach of the Norwegian national cross-country skiing team, said he was afraid of the Russian Alexander Bolshunov. His words are quoted by Dagbladet.
Nossum called Bolshunov's fight for medals in the sprint with illness impressive. “I'm impressed that he finished fourth in his weakest discipline. He will be scary to deal with in the remaining races, ”he added. The coach expressed the hope that all the opponents will be healthy and fast.