Photo: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis
18 nations from three continents – 43 Skeleton athletes and 69 Bobsleigh teams competing

Königssee (RWH) The Artificial Sliding Track in Königssee (GER) hosts the 2019 IBSF Junior World Championships Bobsleigh & Skeleton this coming weekend (February 2-3). Young athletes from 18 nations and three continents are registered for the event. 43 athletes will compete in Women’s and Men’s Skeleton. For the Bobsleigh races, altogether 69 teams are registered, including 17 2-woman Bobsleigh duos.

A total of eight titles will be awarded to the young athletes – up to the age of 23 in skeleton, up to 26 in bobsleigh. Additionally to Junior World Champions gold, silver and bronze in Women’s and Men’s Skeleton, Women’s Bobsleigh, 2-Man and 4-Man Bobsleigh, three more U23 titles and medals will be awarded in bobsleigh for the best teams that are younger than 23 years.

The IBSF Junior World Championships 2019 kick-off during the official Athletes Event at the track on January 31. ©RWH2019

The Junior World Championships schedule

Saturday, February 02, 2019

09:00 am Men's Skeleton, Run 1 + 2

Afterwards award ceremony

1:30 pm 2-woman and 2-man Bobsleigh, runs 1 + 2

Afterwards award ceremony


Sunday, 03. February 2019

09:00 am Women's Skeleton, Run 1 & 2

Afterwards award ceremony

1:30 pm 4-man Bobsleigh, Run 1 & 2

Afterwards award ceremony

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