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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

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