Biathlon | Johannes Thingnes Boe after Julia Simon’s coronation: “It’s good to see the yellow bib back in France” | Nordic Mag | #1 biathlon

Biathlon: Johannes Thingnes Boe praises Julia Simon

In the middle of the sprintOslo Holmenkollen (Norway), when Dorothea Wiener cut the finish past the top 6, Julia Simon has officially become the fourth French biathlete triumphant over the great crystal ball. A coronation that the main stakeholder still had trouble with at the end of the day on Saturday: “Tomorrow it will be easier [dimanche] when I have the globe,” she tried to repeat.

Questioned by our colleagues from The teamthe Norwegian John Thingnes Boe, winner of the Men’s World Cup, bounced back to victory over his counterpart. ‘I don’t really know her, but she seems like a laid-back girl. She knows how to control her emotions and she is calm. These are the qualities you need to win the World Cup: you have to stay calm in every situation,” said the undefeated man on the world circuit in 2023.

Julia Simon (FRA) – Manzoni/Nordic Focus

Mainly, what marked him with Julia Simon was her desire to attack on every race. “The attack is his engine, he sums up. Although she wears the yellow jersey, she attacks. She wants victory at all costs. Offense is the best defense and that’s why she won the World Cup. It’s good to see the yellow bib back in France. Eighteen years after the last, la Beaufortaine even offered France its first large crystal globe.

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