Athletes from Korea and the USA lead IBSF North American Cup at half-time
After four off eight races, bobsleigh pilot Yooran Kim (KOR, 428 points) is in the lead ahead of Canada’s Julie Johnson (402) and Qing Ying (CHN, 400), who in Calgary (CAN) became the first Chinese athlete to win an IBSF race.
Youngjin Suk (KOR, 428) is leading in 2-man bobsleigh, followed by Taylor Austin (CAN, 384) and Hunter Church (USA, 382). In 4-man bobsleigh Hunter Church (USA, 460) is the current leader ahead of Edson Bindilatti from Brazil (396) and Swiss Pius Meyerhans (392).
In skeleton sports, women’s leader Veronica Day (USA, 255 points) is followed by teammate Kelly Curtis (USA, 243) and Grace Dafoe (210) from Canada. Austin Florian (USA, 260) is the current men’s leader ahead of Katsuyuki Miyajima (JPN, 225) and Andrew Blaser (USA, 184).
The IBSF North American Cup continues from November 28 – December 1 in Park City (USA) with the races five and six.
All results can be found at http://www.ibsf.org/en/races-results, the overall rankings at http://www.ibsf.org/en/rankings. ©RWH2017
Photo: IBSF/Viesturs Lacis
12 Jan 2019
US Skeleton Athletes Kelly Curtis and Andrew Blaser Overall Winners in IBSF North American Cup