KAZAN, November 14, Adela Ziatdinova. Younger sister of the Olympic champion Natalia Terentyeva Daria Nepryaeva said in an interview that she wants to become one of the leaders of the Russian cross-country skiing team in the 2023/24 season.
In February 2022, Daria Nepryaeva became the world champion among juniors in cross-country skiing.
“”I'm growing, gaining strength and experience every year. I think I could compete for the top 30 (at the World Cup). This season I want to gain a foothold in the main team, to become one of the leaders in sprint races” , – said Nepryaeva.
Previously, the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) extended the suspension of Russian athletes for the 2023/24 season.
“”It seems to me that I would have a strong resentment (due to the suspension) if I reached the adult level, when I would really fight for medals and be competitive among the strongest athletes. I believe that I “We still need to train and train. Of course, I want to try my hand at the international arena, who wouldn't… But I look at things realistically, I strive for this level and I think that everything will be fine,” Nepryaeva noted.
Read the full interview with Daria Nepryaeva on the website rsport.ria.ru.