Kalicki catch-up is rewarded
Two-man bobsleigh World Champion Kim Kalicki finished second in the mono bob event at the World Cup finals in Sigulda, Latvia.
In difficult conditions, the athlete from Wiesbaden was able to improve significantly in the second run and was only beaten by overall World Cup winner Kaillie Humphries (USA) (+0.44 seconds). Cynthia Appiah from Canada and Qing Ying from China finished third (+0.58). This is significant visible progress. Discover bet sites in Nigeria and bet on such talented winners.
Olympic two-man bobsleigh champion Laura Nolte (Winterberg) coped less well with the conditions than team-mate Kalicki and had to settle for sixth place theinewshunt.
In the two-man race on Sunday (9:00 a.m.), the last decision of the winter will be made. Then it will also be a hot battle between Kalicki and Nolte: In the overall standings, the rivals are separated by just ten points inewshunt360.
German luge duo on the verge of overall victory
Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt have extended their lead in the overall standings in the doubles event at the luge World Cup in St. Moritz.
The duo won on the natural track ahead of the World Champions Toni Eggert/Sascha Benecken (+0,045 seconds), and third went to Martins Bots/Roberts Plume from Latvia (+0,241). The German women also had reason to celebrate: Jessica Degenhardt/Cheyenne Rosenthal claimed their second World Cup victory in a row.
“It was a strong competition,” said Tobias Arlt after the close race. “We saw the second time of Toni and Sascha, they were really fast again. That’s when we said, ‘Now we have to risk everything again’.” The feared higher temperatures did not pose a problem due to the early race thaionlinegamingworld.
Before the season finale in Winterberg, Wendl/Arlt has a 44-point lead in the overall standings over their permanent rivals from Thuringia. This means that a seventh place in Sauerland is already enough for the Bavarian doubles to win the overall title.
In the women’s event, the World Champions Degenhardt/Rosenthal managed a fabulous run in the second run in St. Moritz, at the end of which the favored overall World Cup winners Andrea Vötter/Marion Oberhofer from Italy had to admit defeat by two thousandths. Latvia’s Viktorija Ziedina/Selina Zvilna (+1.126) finished third.