Canadian Lonnie Bissonnette defends the lead in IBSF Para Sport World Cup ahead of final stage
Oberhof (RWH) Bobsleigh pilot Lonnie Bissonnette has defended his lead in the IBSF Para Sport World Cup 2018/2019. With finishing seventh and fifth in Oberhof (GER), the Para Sport World Champion of 2016 has now 858 points. Austria’s Andi Kapfinger (794 points), who was two times second in Oberhof, managed to close the gap a bit. Ahead of the final stage of the IBSF race series for disabled Bobsleigh athletes, Kapfinger is 64 points behind in second overall. Corie Mapp from Great Britain follows in third with 700 points.
Winner of both races in Oberhof was Latvian pilot Artus Klots ahead of Kapfinger and Mapp.
The IBSF Para Sport World Cup concludes on February 14+15 in St. Moritz. The tenth and last race of the winter at the famous natural ice sliding track Olympia Bobrun St. Moritz-Celerina will also count as European Championships for the athletes from Europe. Defending Champion is Latvian Alvils Brants who won in Innsbruck (AUT) last season. ©RWH2019
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