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Double world champion, the Czech biathlete Gabriela Soukalova will not perform at the Olympics 2018 in Pyeongchang. It is reported by Blesk.
According to the publication, the athlete has not trained since the end of December and at the moment, not yet recovered from the calf muscles, which had started in the offseason.
“Officially, we’ll talk with Gabriela on Monday [15 January]. Then we will announce the lineup for the Olympics and will give a review about the participation of Koukalova Games”, — said the head of the Union of biathletes of the Czech Republic jiří Hamza.
In November 2017, she called to remove the Russians from the Olympics in 2018. The Czech Republic felt that with the disqualification of local athletes justice.
The athlete is the biathlon winner of the main trophy — the “Big crystal globe” of season 2015/16. The assets of Czech women also won two silver medals of the Sochi Olympics 2014.
The Olympic games will be held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February 2018.
Video, photo All from Russia.