The Russian Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Federation has announced the Nordic Combined teams for the upcoming season. There are no big changes both for athletes and coaches compared to the past season.
It should be added that Russian athletes have already started the preparation for the summer season.
"On the 6th of May, five athletes (Barkov, Milanin, Mastiev, Ivanov and I) went to Kislovodsk for a first 10-day training camp. After that we moved to Sochi, where we had curative course and a short rest on the sea, followed by a training period at the respective home bases. On 6th of June, the team will come back to Sochi for Nordic Combined trainings on the Olympic hills", Ernest Yahin tells.
Ernest Yahin, Viacheslav Barkov, Samir Mastiev, Vitaliy Ivanov, Timofey Borisov, Konstantin Abramov, Ivan Konoplev, Alexandr Pashaev, Alexandr Milanin, Alexandr Ovsyannikov, Dmitriy Gelvig, Ivan Pronin
Evgeniy Borodachev, Sergey Dyachuk, Andrej Kolganov, Niyaz Nabeev, Nikita Oks, Tigran Surmalyan
Denis Agunov, Stepan Vlasov, Artem Galunin, Kirill Demnchenko, Vladlen Dotsuk, Eduard Zhirnov, Aleksandr Kolganov, Svyatogor Kulpin, Maxim Olenev, Roman Sidorov, Vladimir Strugevich, Vitaliy Sharshavin
Stefaniya Nadymova, Anastasiya Goncharova, Svetlana Gladikova, Ekaterina Tikhonova
Women's junior team
Anna Alexandrova, Olga Aristova, Alexandra Glazunova, Sofya Kudrina, Larisa Skryabina, Alexandra Tikhonovich
Coaches: Leonid Baranov (head coach), Alexandr Svyatov, Anton Kalinichenko, Alexandr Bekker (all - men's team), Alexandr Kolchanov, Mikhail Barinov (both - women's team)