A troublesome week
A failed dash at Oberhof and behind a pressured absence throughout the pursuit, it was clearly not the plan imagined for these first races of the 12 months 2021.
Result, Quentin Fillon-Maillet loses locations in the common of the World Cup and particularly now factors to 183 factors from Johannes Boe, 142 factors from Sturla Holm Laegreid.
Even if this 12 months, every biathlete will erase his 4 worst outcomes, as a substitute of the ordinary two, due to the covid, the Jurassic has already used his jokers and he’ll not be allowed to make errors.
His will to battle with J.Boe for the crystal remains to be current however the present state of affairs forces him to be extra affordable.
“For the moment, I’m getting away from this goal. The goal is to get back in shape in skiing, to do good races again, to get back on the podium rather than aim for this globe.” he signifies on the Dauphiné site.
“I will do the math at the end of the year to see if I’m still able to aim for it or not. But it is sure that there is a bit of disappointment: the objective is huge and there I lose valuable points. But there are still a lot of races. There is nothing lost. “
Quentin Fillon-Maillet now appears extra targeted on the Pokljuka world championships scheduled for February.
“Given the begin of the season, I’ll prioritize the Worlds. My objective might be to regain the excellent kind I had final season.
Today, I had a laborious time ending the races, it is troublesome to go for a victory if the others do not make errors. On the skis, I’m a bit decrease. “