Anton Shipulin resumed training only one month ago. He even didn't take part on trial race.
The main coach of Russia, Vitaliy Noritsyn, said: "Anton will stay with reserved team (Team B, IBU Cup), and if he will have a positive progress, he can beginning on 3rd IBU Cup in Obertilliah or in a russian cup (Izhevskaya Vintovka). Or we will see him after Christmass".
Also, exist some uncertainty about Laura Dahlmeier. Previous two weeks Laura was training singly, and just today she joined to team in Obertilliah The doctor of germany team thinking, Laura can return to World Cup on 3rd event (Nove Mesto). And absolutely for sure, we can't expecting her on the start of the season.
Team Germany didn't tell who will replace Dahlmeier. Karolin Horchler and Luiza Kummer has the same chances.