After the relay at the fifth stage of the World Cup in Ruhpolding, the position of the teams in the Nations Cup changed.
In Ruhpolding there were two starts, the results of which go to the Nations Cup standings: the sprint and the relay.
In the sprint, the three best results among Russians were Alexander Loginov (5th place), Matvey Eliseev (17th) and Evgeny Garanichev (29th). In the relay the Russian national team became the fifth.
The Russian national team missed Germany ahead in the Nations Cup, moving from third to fourth place.
Lead in the Nations Cup national team of Norway. The second are the French.
Nations Cup (m)
eleven). Norway - 3537 (+443)
2 (2). France - 3452 (+401)
3 (3). Russia - 3307 (+376)
4 (4). Austria - 3240 (+381)
5 (5). Germany - 3229 (+403)
6 (6). Sweden - 2999 (+340)