European Champion Lochner nominated for 4-man bobsleigh
Winterberg (RWH) Debut in the German bobsleigh team: Junior World Champion Richard Oelsner will compete in the 2-man bobsleigh at the BMW IBSF World Cup in La Plagne (FRA, January 10-12). This was announced by the German Federation (BSD) in a press release after the World Cup in Winterberg (GER).
Accordingly, Oelsner will start in the 2-man bobsleigh alongside Olympic and World Champion Francesco Friedrich and Nico Walther. In the 4-man bobsleigh, European Champion Johannes Lochner is nominated alongside Friedrich and Walther for the upcoming World Cup races and the BMW IBSF World Championships 2020 in Altenberg (GER, February 20 to March 1).
Junior World Champion Oelsner is initially nominated for the World Cups in La Plagne, Innsbruck (AUT) and Königssee (GER), according to Bobsleigh head coach René Spies. Then it will be decided whether he will also compete at the following World Cup races and the World Championships, or at the Junior World Championships in Winterberg (GER, February 7-9). ©RWH2019
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