Altenberg (RWH) Christine de Bruin (CAN) in 2-woman Bobsleigh and Romain Heinrich (FRA) and Johannes Lochner (GER) in 2-man Bobsleigh are the first winners of the season in the IBSF European Cup 2018/2019. In Altenberg (GER) Canadian Christine de Bruin scored the best time in 2-woman Bobsleigh with Kristen Bujnowski and won ahead of Youth Olympic Champion Laura Nolte (GER) with Lena Zelichowski and Christin Senkel Christin / Tamara Seer (GER).
In 2-man Bobsleigh, two races were scheduled in Altenberg. At first, Romain Heinrich / Dorian Hauterville (FRA) won ahead of the German duos Johannes Lochner / Christian Rasp and Jonas Jannusch / Christian Jagusch.
In the second race Johannes Lochner won with Florian Bauer ahead of Richard Oelsner / Phillipp Knoetzsch (GER) and Romanians Mihai Tentea / Ciprian Daroczi.
Altogether 40 bobsleigh teams competed in Altenberg.
The IBSF European Cup Bob in Altenberg continues on Saturday (8 December) with the first 4-man Bobsleigh race of the season. © RWH2018
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Photos: Marcus Cyron
14 Jan 2021
Philipp Zielasko celebrates his first victory in the 4-man bobsleigh Europe Cup in Innsbruck