“Bjoerndalen will not perform at the Olympics 2018

The coaching staff of the national team of Norway biathlon is not included eight-time Olympic champion in the team because of poor results lately

Norwegian athlete OLE Einar, Bondalapati TASS Sergei Bobylev

The legendary Norwegian biathlete, eight-time Olympic champion OLE Einar Bjoerndalen missed the national team of his country at the winter Olympics-2018 in Pyeongchang, reports tv2.no.

The decision of the coaching staff of the biathlon team of Norway are associated with low scores titled athlete in recent times. In the overall standings of the world Cup Bjoerndalen currently, he occupies the 42nd place is one of the worst among his countrymen.

In December last year, the Norwegian team coach Siegfried Mazet had already expressed doubts in expediency to take Bjoerndalen for the Olympics.

Between those notes that the chance to grab a spot in the Olympic team Bjoerndalen was on January 10 in the individual race at the world Cup in Ruhpolding, Germany. But in it he was unsuccessful, finishing in 42nd place.

43-year-old Bjoerndalen is the most decorated athlete in the history of the winter Olympic games.

Olympic winter games in Pyeongchang in 2018 would be Bjoerndalen’s seventh in his career.

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