Therese Johaug returns to the track

The Norwegian star told NRK about his intentions.

Therese Johaug is a multiple prize winner. PASI LEISMA

Finished his elite sports career in the spring of 2022 Therese Johaug35, returns to the track.

On March 3, Johaug will participate in the Frauenlauf event in Engadin, Switzerland. The route of the women’s competition event is 17 kilometers long. Almost two years have passed since the Olympic winner from the previous skiing competition.

– When I get the number tag on my chest, I want to ski hard. I admit it, he commented for NRK.

Johaug has been training goal-oriented for some time. In January, more than 60 training hours were accumulated.

He is also thinking about participating in the Norwegian championships. There will be a 30 kilometer race in Lillehammer on March 23.

– It would be fun to try.

Tough company

Therese Johaug competes again. PASI LEISMA

At the moment, it’s all about experimenting. Johaug says that he wants to find out if continuing his career until the 2025 World Cup is reasonable and possible.

The superstar trained the national team woman of Helene Marie Fossesholm with and made tests.

– I’m behind where I’ve been. However, looking back on the last year, I am satisfied.

Johaug ended her career in the spring of 2022 and gave birth to her first child in May 2023. She has spoken several times about the idea of ​​returning to the track for the 2025 World Championships and 50 kilometers.

In May, he will compete in a half marathon.

Johaug told Iltalehte in the fall of 2022 how it feels to watch skiing from the sidelines. IL-TV