Mikhail Maksimochkin out with injury

13 February 2014 17:46
Mikhail Maksimochkin
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Mikhail Maksimochkin of Russia sustained an injury when he fell in the first official training on the large hill in Sochi and can therefore not take part in Saturday's individual competition.

The 20-year-old suffered hairline fractures of two ribs and is currently treated in a hospital in Sochi.

He will be released from the hospital on Friday. Then the Russian team wants to decide whether Maksimochkin will be able to compete in the team competition on the large hill on Monday.