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Four-time Olympic champion Alexander Tikhonov has supported criticism of the retired biathlete Anton Shipulin. His words leads to “Sport-Express”.
According to Tikhonov, Shipulin is not fully realized in the biathlon, and not becoming the leader of Russian national team. “He had to leave immediately after the Olympics. Then it would be harsh, honestly and openly. Reztsova spoke brusquely, but essentially she’s right. In this case I support it”, — he added.
10 Jan three-time Olympic champion Anfisa Reztsova called the journalist a traitor who refused to fight for a place at the Games-2018. According to her, the athlete will begin a political career, despite the fact that he had no talent for this activity.
Shipulin has announced her retirement December 25, 2018. The decision was influenced by the situation with the prosecution of him and other Russian biathletes in the use of illegal drugs. In addition, he complained about the condition.
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