Slovenian team (almost) set for Kuusamo
After the Italian and Russian team, the Slovenian World Cup team has now also been named. Head coach Primoz Triplat will bring Mitja Oranic, Marjan Jelenko and Gasper Berlot to fill the three World Cup quota places, plus one additional athlete which Triplat will nominate later for the team competition on this upcoming Saturday.
The team was named after returning from a training camp in Lillehammer, Norway. Unfortunately, Triplat's team also spent their time in Norway during the period where no jumping was possible on Lysgårdsbakken. Gasper Berlot: "In Norway we have had high quality training but prior to the start of the season, I would have liked to have some more jumps on snow." His teammate Marjan Jelenko adds: "The training has been quite exhausting. We had two skiing session a day as the conditions were really good. We have definitely made progress."