Three-time Olympic champion in cross-country skiing Johannes Clabo got injured thumb while playing basketball.

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He said this edition of

“I was not lucky when I tried a new sport, basketball. While the severity of the injury is unknown, the information will appear in the course of a week,” he said Clabo.

Clabo is also a three-time world champion and two-time winner of the overall world Cup standings. Last season Clabo took second place in the overall standings KM, losing to Russian Alexander Bolshunov.

Earlier Bolshunov admitted that only Klebo able to get him to commit on the track impossible.