2016 IBSF Para-Sport World Championships in Park City
Park City (RWH) Skeleton pilot Eric Eierdam from USA and monobob pilot Lonnie Bissonnette from Canada made history in Park City (USA) as the first ever IBSF Para-Sport World Champions.
Eric Eierdam, also Overall Champion in Para-Skeleton World Cup 2015 and 2016, lived up to his role as favourite and won World Championships gold with a 3.48 seconds lead ahead of his competitors. The silver medal went to Briton Matt Richardson, who was the first ever Para-Skeleton World Cup winner in November 2014. World Championships bronze medal in Park City went to Brendan Dover from Australia.
In Para-Monobob, the first World Champion in his sports is Canadian Lonnie Bissonnette. The Overall Champion of IBSF World Cup 2015/2016 relegated The Latvian athletes Alvils Brants and Arturs Klots to silver and bronze medal positions, respectively.
All result lists of IBSF Para-Sport World Championships 2016 for disabled icetrack athletes in Park City can be found at www.ibsf.org. ©RWH2015-2016
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