Tomorrow World Cup’s round starts at Antholz and most of the teams have announced various changes.
Uwe Mussigangs has announced the German team:
Male: Andreas Birnbacher, Daniel Bohm, Eric Lesser, Arnd Peiffer, Simon Shemp, Christoph Stephan.
Women: Laura Dalmaier, Andrea Henkel, Franziska Hildebrand, Vanessa Hinz, Franziska Preuss, Evie Sachenbacher-Stehle.
“We want to use races at Antholz in order to regain confidence before the Games in Sochi. Some athletes might avoid relay – not for tactical reasons, but to reduce the load ahead of Sochi. Personal starts will be especially important for the points for the Olympic mass start “, – said Myussiggang on Biathlon-Online.
Austrian team has been announced by Remo Krug
Men: Tobias Eberhard, Simon Eder, Daniel Mesotitsch, Dominik Landertinger, Christoph Sumann, Friedrich Pinter.
Women: Fabienne Hartweger, Lisa Teresa Hauser, Katarina Innerhofer Iris Schwabl.
“We want to continue the success of Ruhpolding to get some confidence in the results before the Olympic Games in Sochi. This applies both to the ski course and shooting. We need to achieve in these components at the highest level in order to compete on equal terms with the leaders, “- Remo Krug has added.
Franziska Preuss has said that she didn’t know in which race she will participate at Antholz.