The body does not cooperate: biathlete Dorothea Wierer has big problems before the start of the season.
The 31-year-old struggles with insomnia, among other things.
Antholz - Dorothea Wierer did what she often does at the Italian Roller Ski Championships: Win.
But she was still not satisfied.
Preparing for the winter sports season is causing her major problems.
“The only thing I'm happy with is the result,” the South Tyrolean told
after the race in Antholz
Physically she is not doing well, among other things she has to struggle with sleep problems.
"I've had this problem of insomnia for a long time, including the past few winters," she admitted.
Biathlon star Dorothea Wierer has physical problems - "It's hard"
At certain points your body will say "stop".
“I feel my body reaching a certain level, then it's stop.
I fight, but it's tough. ”Wierer wants to undergo tests in the hospital and is currently indulging in a longer break in the Mediterranean.
From there, she posted a photo in a bikini - much to the delight of her fans.
“We athletes sometimes almost feel guilty when we rest, but that's wrong, we're not machines,” explains the three-time biathlon world champion.
"Last year around this time I had the same problem and made the mistake of training." Last season she was unable to build on her successes from 2020.
Dorothea Wierer is resting for the Olympics in Beijing
She wants to be in top shape again for the absolute highlight of the season: The Olympic Winter Games will take place in Beijing from February 4th to 20th, 2022.
The Biathlon World Cup starts on November 27, 2021 in Östersund, Sweden.
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