Olympic Champions and Medallists from Germany honoured with Silver Laurel Leaf
Among the honorees are Jacqueline Lölling (Olympic Silver Medal Women's Skeleton), Mariama Jamanka / Lisa Marie Buckwitz (Olympic Champions Women's Bobsleigh), Francesco Friedrich / Thorsten Margis (Olympic Champions 2-Man Bobsleigh), Francesco Friedrich / Candy Bauer / Martin Grothkopp / Thorsten Margis (Olympic Champions 4-Man Bobsleigh) and Nico Walther / Kevin Kuske / Alexander Rödiger / Eric Franke (Olympic Silver Medal 4-Man Bobsleigh).
The Silver Laurel Leaf is the highest state award for excellence in German sport. It was founded in 1950 by the then Federal President Theodor Heuss. ©RWH2018
12 Jan 2019
Fourth season victory and third European Championship title for Olympic Champion Friedrich