The two gold medals that I won at this year's world championship unfortunately had a price: an inflamed Achilles tendon.

After the long distance it hurt quite a bit but I thought that it would quickly pass. Unfortunately it did not. At the moment I'm only running 20 minutes every second day. It is starting to get better but I do not think that I will be competing very much this fall. I'm quite eager to compete and if it goes really well I will be running the World Cup in October. I'm in the second spot for the overall World Cup at the moment and I would really like to defend that position, but I will not do it if the price will be an even more inflamed tendon. The winter training is more important and WOC 2016 is the most important competition within the next year.

Now I try to see my season as ended and every competition that I run will just be a bonus. I really hope that the World Cup will be my bonus for being patient and sensible.  

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