May 04, 23:04
Former coach of the Russian national cross-country skiing team Markus Kramer led the Italian team
German specialist Markus Kramer left the Russian national team at the end of the season after seven years of work
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Former coach of the Russian national cross-country skiing team Markus Kramer led the Italian team. About it reported website of the Italian Winter Sports Federation.
His group included nine athletes, including two-time Olympic silver medalist in the individual sprint Federico Pellegrino.
Coach Kramer will leave the Russian ski team after seven years of work
In March, President of the Russian Ski Racing Federation Elena Vyalbe announced that Kramer would not be able to work with the team next season.
Olympic champions Sergei Ustyugov and Yulia Stupak have been training in the group of the German specialist in recent years. As a result, Stupak moved to the group of Yuri Borodavko, and Ustyugov – to Yegor Sorin.
Kramer has been with the Russian cross-country skiing team since 2015.