Markus Treichl wins silver in Königssee ahead of Michael Vogt with bronze
Königssee (RWH) One day after his victory in the 2-man Bobsleigh, pilot Richard Oelsner from Germany has also won the gold medal in 4-man Bobsleigh at the IBSF Junior World Championships.
Richard Oelsner/Issam Ammour/Eric Strauß/Costa Laurenz (GER) secured the Junior World Title at Königssee. Silver went, as in the 2-man competition, to Markus Treichl from Austria, who teamed up with with Kilian Walch, Sebastian Mitterer and Kristian Huber. One hundredth of a second behind on second place, the Swiss quartet Michael Vogt/Alain Knuser/Silvio Weber/Sandro Michel won the bronze medal at Königssee.
The new U23 World Champions in 4-man Bobsleigh come from the host nation of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Kaizhi Sun/Wie Liu/Qingze Wu/Zhitao Wu from China secured the gold medal ahead of the Romanians Mihai Tentea/Andrei Bugheanu/Ciprian Daroczi/Raul Dobre.
As Junior World Champions, Richard Oelsner/Issam Ammour/Eric Strauß/Costa Laurenz are eligible to start at the 2019 BMW IBSF World Championships in Whistler (CAN, 25.02 - 09.03.2019). © RWH2019
>> Official results
20 Feb 2021
Michael Kuonen overall Europe Cup winner in 2-man bobsleigh, Mihai Tentea Junior European Champion
13 Feb 2021
Defending World Champion Friedrich in front at 4-man bobsleigh halfway stage in Altenberg
22 Jan 2021
Defending champion Jacqueline Lölling with first win of the season at BMW IBSF World Cup