German Bobsleigh athletes nominated for BMW IBSF World Cup
Pilot Francesco Friedrich was already seeded for the team following his PyeongChang Olympic gold medals in 2-man and 4-man Bobsleigh. After the national selections, also Olympic 4-man Bobsleigh silver medallist Nico Walther qualified for a spot in BMW IBSF World Cup. At the first event in Sigulda (LAT, December 7-9), Junior World Championships silver medallist (2-man and 4-man Bobsleigh) Christoph Hafer celebrates his World Cup debut. In Winterberg (GER, December 14-16), 4-man Bobsleigh World Champion Johannes Lochner, who’s currenty injured, is due to return to the German World Cup team.
In 2-woman Bobsleigh, Olympic Champion Mariama Jamanka, European Champion Stephanie Schneider and European Championships bronze medallist Anna Köhler gained the three World Cup spots. ©RWH2018
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