Stephanie Schneider, Johannes Lochner, Lelde Priedulena and Nikita Tregybov Junior World Champions
New Skeleton Junior World Champions are Latvia’s Lelde Priedulena and Nikita Tregybov from Russia. Lelde Priedulena is the first ever Latvian medal winner at the Junior World Championships. In Winterberg she clocked the best time. Kimberly Bos (NED), bronze medallist of 2012 Youth Olympic Games in the women’s bobsleigh, won Junior World Championships silver, the first ever skeleton medal for the Netherlands in this competition. Anna Fernstädt from Germany claimed bronze.
In the men’s race, defending champion Nikita Tregybov (RUS) won the gold medal ahead of Germany’s Kilian von Schleinitz. Mattia Gaspari won bronze, the first ever Junior World Championships medal für Italy.
Concluding the weekend, Johannes Lochner (GER) won another title with the German four man bob team. Junior World Championships silver went to Austria with pilot Benjamin Maier. The Czech quartet with Dominik Dvorak won the bronze medal.
All current Junior World Champions are qualified to start at the BMW IBSF World Championships Bob + Skeleton 2016 in Innsbruck (AUT) in February. ©RWH 2015-2016
Photos: BSC Winterberg / Julian Steppan
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